According to this study , our elected officials actually know LESS about Civics, history and government than the average American does.
So why do people trust them to make decisions for us?
(Though, this DOES support my theory that all letters to elected officials should be composed of short, declarative sentences, sound bites, and talking points. After all, you don't want to confuse the poor dears!)
If you want to take the test and see how you score, you can do it here.(I missed 3. But that's still an 'A'!)
H/T to Joanne Jacobs for the link to the test!