At least it wasn't "per say".
Could explain the heavy cannabis usage among rappers. Oh yeah, psychedelics don't enhance creativity... wink wink, nudge nudge.
Perhaps it helps that the republicans don't have so many ties to Hollywood and the entertainment industry. That's just an assumption though.
Life feeds on life. Blame "God" and not the generalist lifeforms who evolved to eat meat and accept life for the way it is rather than some idealistic wonderland that couldn't even possibly exist.