Are we too dumb to vote?

posted by
March 12, 2012
Orange County Register
by Mark Landsbaum  
Posted in Commentary, LAND Commentary, PND Commentary

"Be warned: This column probably will offend just about everyone. We start with news of offensive research at Cornell University. Researchers have challenged the assumption that most citizens can recognize the best political candidate when they see him. A 'growing body of research has revealed an unfortunate aspect of the human psyche that would seem to disprove this notion, and imply instead that democratic elections produce mediocre leadership and policies,' reports" (03/12/12)  

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