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Society has changed. The public is to blame as well. I think the people have gotten dumber. I don’t know that I would’ve said that out loud pre-my announcement that I was going to be leaving. [Laughter] But I think that’s true. I mean everything has changed. The media has changed. We now give broadcast licenses to philosophies instead of people. People get confused and think there is no difference between news and entertainment. People who project themselves as journalists on television don’t know the first thing about journalism. They are just there stirring up a hockey game."
Originally posted by SkullCreek
In my opinion, this dumbing down of Americans is a result of the half-century destruction of public education system. Whatever your position on the status of public education one thing is clear. If the majority of the citizens are receiving poor quality education then the nation as a whole will suffer.
We Americans will get what we deserve.