6.47 PM Tuesday, 26 September 2023
  • City Fajr Shuruq Duhr Asr Magrib Isha
  • Dubai 04:52 06:05 12:13 15:36 18:15 19:28
26 September 2023 $dmi_content.escapeHtml4($rs.get('weather.code.w${report.significantWeather.code}')) Max: 39 °

Fat choice for US election candiates

US Senator-elect Scott Brown. (SUPPLIED)

By Staff Writer

Americans consider heavy male political candidates more honest and reliable than thin ones, but thin still wins for female candidates, a study shows. "A candidate's physical appearance plays a greater role in evaluation than we have thought in the past," Dr Elizabeth Miller, the study's co-author, was quoted as saying by the New York Daily News. She polled 120 volunteers for the study.


Keep up with the latest business news from the region with the Emirates Business 24|7 daily newsletter. To subscribe to the newsletter, please click here.