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Update: Turns out the post ridiculed below “did not meet the editorial standards of CNN,” and has been removed from the site.

Lately, women and their sympathizers have turned to Science to provide answers alternate to the sorts of wildly misogynistic claims that so frequently spring, like little Whac-A-Moles, from the mouths of office-seeking Republicans. Sometimes Science has lent its support. When Missouri congressman Todd Akin said that women might not get pregnant after being raped because “the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down,” Science offered a sensible explanation: Science suggested Todd Akin said those things because Todd Akin was a fucking idiot.

But today Science has taken its leave of ladies. A blog post on CNN reports on the results of a new study, conducted by researchers at the University of Texas, suggesting that women vote based on—well, let’s let this article’s lede explain it for us: