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Nearly 8 in 10 of the members of the U.S. Congress lack an academic background in economics or business.
According to a study by the Employment Policies Institute (EPI), only 8.4 percent have a degree in economics, while 13.7 percent hold a degree in business or accounting.
The most widely held academic background was government and law (34.8 percent) followed by the humanities (20.9 percent). Science and technology accounted for 11.5 percent).
Originally posted by Snoopy1978
Politicians ddont need ANY degree on anything but acting. They do not set the agenda only play their part in the disinfo play for the peasantry. Remember how fast the bailouts passed and how long and ridiculous the debt ceiling bs negotiations were? Deems and repubs are two sides of the same goddamn coin and nothing will get better until we realize that we've been had!