A common definition of ignorance is a lack of knowledge or sophistication. While the dictionary defines stupidity as a slow mind, or given to unintelligent decisions or acts, I prefer the definition associated with the act, as in the act of ignorance.
The elections of 2008 clearly demonstrated the stupidity of a very large segment of the American public. This would include the 52% that voted for Obama and the supporters that did not vote. Initially, I believed the stupidity was a personal opinion based on conversations with liberal associates and respondents on this blog. As time wore on it became apparent that the critical thinking deficiencies among liberals was staggering. The stupidity demonstrated by liberals who called talk radio programs, or interviewed in the “man on the street” segments with the Sean Hannity program, or interviewed by TV media, was overwhelming. [Read more…]