What Does Strength Do To A Man?

(Telegraph) Strong men more likely to vote Conservative

3:03PM BST 11 Apr 2012

Physically strong men are more likely to hold right wing political views because they believe society should be geared to personal struggle and self-preservation, an academic study claims.

Researchers cite muscle-bound Hollywood action heroes like Arnold Schwarzenegger, Chuck Norris and Sylvester Stallone as evidence that aggression is linked to conservative politics.

And it may all stem from the hunter-gatherer instincts of macho men – which are a hangover of out cavemen origins when the strongest ruled the roost.

The ultimate example is Schwarzenegger who went from muscular action hero to Republican governor of California, the experts say.

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