Study: Liberals, Conservatives Smell Different

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According to new research, people with liberal political affiliations and people with conservative views have slightly different body odors, which may make people with similar political viewpoints more attractive to each other. What do you think?

“Maybe if senators all wore the same cologne, they could get something done.”

Donald Bowen • Playbook Writer

“I smell fiscally conservative, but I also have a liberal aroma on social issues.”

Theo Reed • Systems Analyst


“Until there’s a better way to find out someone’s political beliefs, this is going to have to do.”

Lillie Hart • Observatory Manager