An interesting survey and a depressing fact

Via Chris Betram, I found this political compass survey page. Taking the survey, I was shocked, shocked to discover that I’m a economic and social libertarian!!* At the end of the survey, this page says: A diverse professional team has assessed the words and actions of globally known figures to give you an idea of ...

By , a professor of international politics at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.
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Via Chris Betram, I found this political compass survey page. Taking the survey, I was shocked, shocked to discover that I'm a economic and social libertarian!!* At the end of the survey, this page says:

A diverse professional team has assessed the words and actions of globally known figures to give you an idea of how they relate to each other on the political compass.

Here's the chart:

Via Chris Betram, I found this political compass survey page. Taking the survey, I was shocked, shocked to discover that I’m a economic and social libertarian!!* At the end of the survey, this page says:

A diverse professional team has assessed the words and actions of globally known figures to give you an idea of how they relate to each other on the political compass.

Here’s the chart:

internationalchart.jpg

internationalchart.jpg

Here’s the depressing fact — not a single political leader listed is in the same quadrant as me (the lower-right one). Can anyone think of a head of state who would fit in that category? * For those who care about my exact score: 4.38 on the “Economic Left/Right” axis, and -2.77 on the “Libertarian/Authoritarian” axis.

Daniel W. Drezner is a professor of international politics at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, where he is the co-director of the Russia and Eurasia Program. Twitter: @dandrezner

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