We’re always talking about how stupid people are in this country. Turns out, we’re right. Our education system is worse than a joke.
23% of people are illiterate. Good thing teachers in Chicago (and elsewhere) are making $160,000 per year to produce unemployable idiots.
And the most illiterate city in America? Washington D.C. Who would have guessed? We are doomed.
23% Of America Is Illiterate
Submitted by Tyler Durden on 02/13/2013
Following on the heels of the dumbing down of the State of the Union speech we noted yesterday, we thought a simple visualization of just how stunningly poor our nation’s reading skills really are would be useful. One in five Americans lacks the basic reading skills beyond a 4th grade level – are you one of them?