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www.salon.com/2013/03/20/are_americans_too_stupid_for_democracy

Mar 20, 2013 ... In 2011, Newsweek asked 1,000 Americans to take the standard U.S. ... that most of the public are just too stupid to pick the right candidate.”.

www.debate.org/opinions/are-americans-too-stupid-for-democracy

Yes, too stupid. We think we have one, we keep voting Democrat or Republican , we allow a private banking system to control the money, the people allow ...

www.alternet.org/belief/are-americans-too-stupid-democracy

Mar 19, 2013 ... Or, as the Daily Mail put it in typical tabloid fashion, “the theory of democracy has an unfortunate flaw -- that most of the public are just too stupid ...

www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2108345/Are-Americans-dumb-democracy-Scientists-claim-voters-lack-sophistication-recognize-good-ideas.html

Feb 29, 2012 ... A study from Cornell suggests many ideas of a modern democracy are too ... 'You have to be relatively intelligent to realise how stupid you are ...

www.aei.org/publication/are-americans-too-dumb-for-democracy

Jun 9, 2012 ... But some advocates of the “too dumb for democracy” thesis have ... this preponderance of stupid ideas doom popular democracy to failure, just ...

foreignpolicy.com/2016/11/10/the-dance-of-the-dunces-trump-clinton-election-republican-democrat

Nov 10, 2016 ... Democracy is supposed to enact the will of the people. ... It's not that people are stupid. ... In fact, average Americans have completed more schooling now than 60 years ago, but they've remained equally ignorant about ...

blog.sfgate.com/politics/2012/03/09/scientists-say-america-is-too-dumb-for-democracy-to-thrive

Mar 9, 2012 ... Scientists say America is too dumb for democracy to thrive. By Mike ... The United States may be a republic, but it's democracy that Americans cherish. ... In other words, stupid people are too stupid to know how stupid they are.

www.forbes.com/sites/jaredmeyer/2016/06/27/american-voters-are-ignorant-but-not-stupid

Jun 27, 2016 ... only about 34% of Americans can even name the three branches of the ... what that means for public policy debates and American democracy.

www.quora.com/Are-Americans-too-stupid-for-Democracy

I really appreciate Joel V Benjamin's answer, because it provides what I consider to be the absolute opposite end of the same answer that I'm going to provide.