The willfully and contented ignorance of the Commonwealth is the poison which a democratic republic slowly chokes on. The days when Civil Disobedience...
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In the early nineties I was hired to work as a story editor on one of the first reality TV shows. It was called "American Detective." Back then there were only a few of these shows and they were (and still are) cheap to produce.
President Obama is a serious man trying to rescue a frivolous trivialized nation with the attention span of an inebriated jellyfish.
For all his reliance on social science research, in The Dumbest Generation Mark Bauerlein doesn't present any evidence to justify his assertion that this generation is the dumbest in American history.
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