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… from Mother Jones:

The interface lists all the questions that the [University of Chicago's General Social Survey] asks and allows you to plot variables against each other to see what pops out. I did that for a while, generating nothing of any value, until I finally discovered something of vital importance: one of the questions on the 2006 GSS was, “How many people named Kevin are you acquainted with?” And there was even a followup question: “How many of those people named Kevin do you trust?”

I had to find out.

Apparently, people called Kevin are not considered particularly trustworthy.

Number of Kevins on the National Review masthead: three.

No similar research is presently available on people named Jonah, Ramesh, or Kathryn Jean.


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