Do you yearn for universal health care, but also harbor a secret crush on slap-bass wonder
Good news! In a new survey about dating and political views, 87 percent of respondents said they would date outside of their political party lines. (Bad news: Mike Huckabee is deeply, deeply in love with his wife
The survey, conducted by Zoosk.com
, randomly surveyed 1,000 of its single users about how politics figured into their love lives and came up with some interesting stats.
, 27 percent of respondents would date a Tea Party member, and 51 percent would at least consider it. So congratulations, Guy With Crazy Protest Sign! Only 22 percent of the single population considers you a dating Untouchable
The survey also found out which politicians are considered the most hypothetically "dateable": Gavin Newsom (D-Calif.) topped the list, followed by Barack Obama and Scott "Check Out My Wiener
" Brown. (Mike Huckabee did not make the list. What gives?)
Personally, we've dated guys whose views were diametrically opposed to ours before, and it did not work. (Who really wants to argue about private school vouchers over a candlelit dinner?) But tell us, Lemondrop ladies ...
Would you date somebody with different political inclinations? Or is dating a [fill-in-the-blank] worse than bad breath?Related: Do we inherit our parents' politics?