[Note: this is the article that I wish Nate Silver would write. He’d be so much better at the number crunching. Of course, he’s also paid a lot more.]
I’m tired of hearing pundits spew their opinions about this, that, or the other. Let’s face it, most people don’t know anything.
Of course, that includes me, but hey: this is my blog.
I’m using hyperbole; it’s true. And yet in a country where 9% of people think that space aliens may have caused the disappearance of Malaysia Air flight 370; in a country where 55.56% of Supreme Court justices are completely ignorant about the First Amendment; in a country where sizable numbers of people believe in a 10,000 year-old Earth, and where numerous people doubt facts like global warming, evolution by natural selection, and the supremacy of Matt Damon…in such a country, how can you really take anyone
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