It is possible to persuade Conservatives to care about the environment, say psychologists - as long as you pitch it in terms of purity, rather than moral obligation.
Political conservatives are increasingly defining themselves as 'anti-science', with the number of Republicans saying they trust science having fallen dramatically over the last 25 years.
Conservatives aren't just disgusted by hippies and liberals - they're more likely to be disgusted by everything else too.
H.R. 2417, the Better Use of Light Bulbs Act (BULB), burnt out Tuesday as the U.S. House of Representatives failed to pass the measure despite fierce support from the GOP and conservatives.
I have long believed that the USA is a profoundly anti-intellectual country, in spite of America’s (paradoxical) belief in its technological and intellectual superiority over the rest of the world.