Isn’t it dreadful? And any one of these featured people get the same one vote as say … Bill Maher or you or I or a Harvard-trained economist. These people are the reason why Nigerian scams STILL work and why a fine box of hair like Sarah Palin can get on the VP ticket.
In this Information Age, one would expect information technology and the mass media to make significant inroads against ignorance and stupidity. But, as it turns out, the only effect this has had on dumb people is to help them advance and showcase their stupidity at the speed of light.