SchwartzReport: 64% of US Citizens are Utterly Stupid About Their Own Government

04 Education, Civil Society, Cultural Intelligence, Ineptitude
Stephan A. Schwartz
Stephan A. Schwartz

What is one to think about a country and a time in which 64 per cent of the population cannot identify the three major branches of government? Not the individuals, just the basic system. Nearly two out of three. This may be the most depressing statistic I have ever published.

Only 36 Percent of Americans Can Name the Three Branches of Government
REID WILSON – The Washington Post

Wednesday marked national Constitution Day, the 227th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution. But only 36 percent of Americans can actually name the three branches of government the Constitution created.