Clearly, they weren’t measuring the Russians. I told N about my interview with the Russian teacher, and he asked if she saw the large Ukrainian flag in my email signature. It’s impossible not to see because it’s larger than most texts of emails I send.
“But then why didn’t she try to conceal her Putinoid beliefs?” he asked.
Because she can’t help being who she is, that’s why. If that’s all that there is at your core, that’s what you’ll show to people.
IQ is very important and completely immutable. But it’s powerless to do anything when emotions are at work.