Elected Officials Score Lower on Civics Tests Than Average Citizens (Who Score Lower than Basic Condiments)
Published November 23, 2008
American elected officials showed a shocking lack of knowledge about government, history, and basic constitutional principles. They scored a failing grade of just 44 percent on a basic test of knowledge of our nation in a quiz by the Intercollegiate Studies Institute (ISI). Average citizens scored 49 percent. Note: many of these people scored less than a random or blind selection of answers — quite an achievement.
Elected Officials: Dumber Than You!
Jonathan Turley always has shocking stuff at his blog. This, though not surprising, is rather shocking!