Thursday, September 26, 2013

Democratic Party Loves Ill-Informed Voters

Larry Elder | Sep 26, 2013
Former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor is worried.  In a recent speech at Boise State, O'Connor said: "Less than one-third of eighth-graders can identify the historical purpose of the Declaration of Independence, and it's right there in the name. ... The more I read and the more I listen, the more apparent it is that our society suffers from an alarming degree of public ignorance."
This is good news for the left.
The ill-informed are more susceptible to emotional arguments. They are more likely to see life as a zero-sum game. They are more likely to believe that the prosperous become so only at someone else's expense.   Take my Twitterverse "discourse" on the proposal to increase the minimum wage:...To Read More....

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