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Fear and Voting in America

April 9, 2012
Fear and Voting in America

An online friend of mine posted part of an email from his son where his son railed against stupid people voting. Because, I assume, he believes it is stupidity that will be the cause if the far right gains Presidential office this coming election. Now, while I do not have a very high opinion of the collective American IQ, I think that it is a mistake to think that stupidity is the motivator. Perhaps even a dangerous one. Because stupidity and ignorance can be ameliorated with the right information and a little (okay a lot) of patience. But the...

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