We Are Responsible for the Caliber of Our Government
I agree that a majority of Americans are much less informed than they ought to be, and tend to be disinterested in politics and current events. Yet it is hard to blame them because it takes time and effort to learn about the issues and current events. What is more, today’s political landscape is fraught with extremely venomous & vitriolic partisan criticism.
The truth is, a majority of Americans know more about the fictitious war against terrorists presented on the FOX television series 24 than they do about the real war against radical Islamist terror groups and the nation states that harbor and support them. The fact that so many Americans don’t recognize the conflict in Iraq as but a battle in the over all war against Islamofascism – a war taking place in Baghdad, Haifa, Beirut, Madrid, Paris, London, Manila, Bali, Kabul, Islamabad and New York, to name but a few places around the globe – stands as proof positive that they haven’t found it important enough to be bothered with seeking out the facts.