Stupid Things Americans Believe In

#Politics

Fri, Nov 19th, 2010 13:00 by capnasty NEWS

Here's an interesting article from Alternet about the stunning level of ignorance and misinformation of the American public. Did you know that only ten years ago, 20 percent of Americans still believed that the sun revolved around the earth? And it doesn't end there.

The problem is that Right wing politicians -- the Tea party -- likes things just the way they are because a dumb population is far easier to manipulate for political advantage. Here are 16 of the dumbest things Americans believe -- and the Right-Wing lies behind them.

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