We have forgotten that our republic requires an informed and educated public. But no one seems to remember how government actually works. The other night, some pontificating talking head blathered a long, clueless monologue that my HIGH SCHOOL CIVICS teacher would have blown away in five seconds were it voiced in his classroom, and flunked had it shown up on a homework essay. Astonishing ignorance about fundamental constitutional issues: citizenship 101.
The problem doesn’t seem to have gone away … the eternal silly season in politics right now is filled with pointless snark: much ado about nothing, generally. So, Continue reading