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STUDY: Don’t Support Gay Marriage? You Probably Hate Sushi, Too

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The Pew Research Center and Public Policy Polling are know for reliable surveys that can sometimes shape public policy. But Mother Jones found an interesting correlation in their data: A Public Policy survey of Americans’ eating habits shows that an unwillingness to try sushi lines up with Pew data about what age brackets opposes same-sex marriage.
Maybe it’s all that talk about “serving up fish” on Drag Race?
P.S.: Before you statisticians get all up in our grill, we do realize there’s no proof of causation. But we like to think uptight homophobes have an illogical issue with delicious Japanese cuisine, too.

Graph: Mother Jones

By:           Dan Avery
On:           Feb 28, 2013
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  • 5 Comments
    • 2eo
      2eo

      I am more than willing, however the texture of uncooked salmon and beef do not agree with me and I find it revolting.

      I prefer it with canned tuna and fruit inside. Uncouth lout that I am.

      Feb 28, 2013 at 3:29 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • hyhybt
      hyhybt

      That the percentages line up is almost marginally interesting… but it only becomes even a curiosity if the headline is true, and the only way this data could support that would be if it showed the same *respondents* who said one almost always said the other, rather than merely having similar percentages.

      Feb 28, 2013 at 3:40 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Avenger
      Avenger

      I don’t support gay marriage…at all…but I love sushi.

      Feb 28, 2013 at 6:24 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • CarolineU
      CarolineU

      I support gay marriage – but I HATE sushi..

      Feb 28, 2013 at 9:39 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Merv
      Merv

      I can’t believe nobody went “there.” The jokes practically write themselves.

      Mar 1, 2013 at 4:25 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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