How Smart are Americans?
An article in the NY Post
got me to thinking about some other poll results my brother was talking
to me about a while back. Unfortunately any conclusions I made from
this story from the Post and what my brother was telling me was that
there are a bunch of dumb and gullible Americans.
[Story continues below]
This chart from the Post speaks volumes. Many of us are retarded.
But there’s more bad news. Here’s some more bad news about the American
populace from Taking Sides: Clashing Views in Mass Media and Society.
to his needs”, a communist tenet, comes from the US Constitution.
president for 2000 and 63% recognized the name “Bush” but couldn’t tell
you which one was running.
that 81 percent of seniors at the nation’s 55 top colleges scored a D
or F on high school-level history exams.”
And these people vote. These statistics, and there’s a bunch more,
make me sick to my stomach. I think the only way I’ll ever feel good
about an election again is if it is for the next American Idol. BigT