These are all stories I found on Reddit in the last 24 hours...
Even today, more than four years into the war in Iraq, as many as four in 10 Americans (41 percent) still believe Saddam Hussein’s regime was directly involved in financing, planning or carrying out the terrorist attacks on 9/11, even though no evidence has surfaced to support a connection. A majority of Americans were similarly unable to pick Saudi Arabia in a multiple-choice question about the country where most of the 9/11 hijackers were born. Just 43 percent got it right—and a full 20 percent thought most came from Iraq.
Newsweek's "Dunce Cap Nation" - a nation-wide poll
41% of Americans polled also said they believed the earth is flat, and when asked how a spherical sun has never been observed casting an oblong shadow on our flat earth, stuck their fingers in their ears and chanted "Nanah, nanah, nanah!! I can't hear you!"
( I'm sure the rest of this is much too "TL;DR" for your cute little American head. "Here's American Gladiators! Here's 56 channels of it!"Collapse )