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Sudden windfall? If you’re a Briton, you’ll become more conservative

Sudden windfall? If you're a Briton, you'll become more conservative

via Quartz:

Two researchers looked at how the political preferences of lottery winners changed in the years that they won the lottery, and found that those who had previously voted for the UK’s left-leaning political parties had a tendency to shift to the right—especially if they won more than £500 ($832), and especially if they were men. [link]

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