May 21, 2016 10:00 pm -


David Harsanyi questions if the ignorant should vote.

In the column — which evokes memories of literacy tests asking black voters, “How many bubbles are in a bar of soap?” — the writer for the Federalist claims, “Never have so many people with so little knowledge made so many consequential decisions for the rest of us.”

The problem, as Harsanyi sees it, is voters should be allowed to vote if they can name three of the original 13 states, as opposed to being allowed to choose their candidate based upon who has their best interests in mind.

Other minds took to Twitter on this:



D.B. Hirsch
D.B. Hirsch is a political activist, news junkie, and retired ad copy writer and spin doctor. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.