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Smart People Think They're More Left Wing Than They Really Are
. . . according to this study: http://econpapers.repec.org/paper/lecleecon/09_2f23.htm. I haven't read the study, so I can't really approve of the results [most studies are, in my opinion, bunk]. But anecdotally speaking, based on my experiences, I think the conclusion is likely to be true.