20% Of The People Will Always Believe Something Stupid
Picking up on the polls about the people who continue to believe that President Obama is Muslim, The Washington Post finds that 20% of the population can always be counted on to be just a little stupid:
. . . thinks socialism is superior to capitalism, according to a 2009 Rasmussen survey.
. . . believes that the harsh techniques used to interrogate terrorism suspects after Sept. 11, 2001, were torture but still legitimate, according to a 2009 CNN poll.
. . . believes in the right of a state to secede, according to a 2008 Zogby poll.
. . . thinks marijuana is more dangerous than alcohol, according to a recent Rasmussen poll.
. . . believes that intelligent beings from other planets have made contact with humans on Earth, according to a 2006 CBS News poll.
. . . believes that the government “enjoys the consent of the governed,” according to a February Rasmussen telephone survey.
. . . admits to peeing in pools, according to a 2009 survey by the Water Quality and Health Council.
Also, these people are eligible to vote.