Are Americans Too Stupid For Democracy?

Ignorance Is Bliss?

How can we rationally pursue our self-interests when we don’t know what’s going on?

How can the United States preserve principles of democracy if its citizens don’t have a clue what is going on in the world?

How can Americans expect our government to function properly if our legislators and politicians aren’t informed?

Widespread ignorance of objective reality poses a genuine threat to democracy.

Check out this exceptionally well-written and researched article from www.alternet.org!