The study has seemed to have captured the attention of many people over the last few days. I blogged it but I write a satirical piece and filed it under humor, pointing out that the study showed the paranoid kids grew up to be conservatives but that the study as done in Berkley. The punch line being that if they were conservative and in Berkley, they weren’t paranoid, everyone really was out to get them.
I was sort of amazed how many took a “throw away story” and actually paid attention to it. But leave it to James Lindgren of Volokh to not just throw random complaints about the study into the wind but to actually give it a serious review.
As you might have expected, the study didn’t fare too well. As the saying goes, read the whole thing.