The American identity #4: “How did politics in the U.S. come to be dominated by people who make a virtue out of ignorance?”

That was the question posed by George Monbiot of London’s The Guardian in late October 2008, just days before the U.S. presidential election.

Follow this link for a great read:
Between Race and Reason: Anti-Intellectualism in American Life

Friday, 16 September 2011 07:17 By Susan Searls Giroux, Stanford University Press

And over at Salon, Michael Fumento, “I worked for Reagan and wrote for National Review. But the new hysterical right cares nothing for truth or dignity.”
My break with the extreme right

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