Quickie- How Dumb Are We?


Absolute must read, but here's a taste. Anyone else remember civics class?

They’re the sort of scores that drive high-school history teachers to drink. When NEWSWEEK recently asked 1,000 U.S. citizens to take America’s official citizenship test, 29 percent couldn’t name the vice president. Seventy-three percent couldn’t correctly say why we fought the Cold War. Forty-four percent were unable to define the Bill of Rights. And 6 percent couldn’t even circle Independence Day on a calendar.

  • Walt

    The should have included the question to find out how many watch "FOX and Friends," "The Bill O'Reilly Show," "Glenn Beck," and "Hannity." Ah hell, they should just ask if they watch FOX News. I believe there is a correlation.