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Democrats like cognac and Republicans enjoy light beers, Thomas B. Edsall reports:

Who would have guessed that the most Democratic drink by a long shot is Cognac, or that such lite beers as Amstel Lite, Michelob Ultra, Miller Lite and Sam Adams Light tilt so far to the political right, while Bud, Miller High Life, and Natural Lite are Democratic?

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Scotch, Guinness, and Bud Light sit right in the middle. Those who abstain from alcohol, including many Evangelical voters, are of course left out altogether.

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