You're right. Progressives are not stupid.<quoted text>
'Progressives' are not stupid, they just live in lala land, where the lamb and the lion sleep together and everyone is on a mood enhancer.
As Pasha (Strelnekov) said "the private life is dead", just substitue practical for private.
They tend to be much better educated than conservatives.
That's why they cluster around metropolitan areas
where college educations are a necessity and elect democrats.
And they tend to be healthier and have teeth.