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Katherine Brengle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-11-06 03:38 PM
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23. Most AMERICANS are uninformed--it is not particular to either party...
While conservatives seem to be less informed than liberals, we are basing that conclusion upon what they believe, rather than what they know about the political system.

When it comes to knowing who your representatives are, what they have done in office, what is going on within the party structure, most Americans have no idea.

Many Americans can't name all of their Congressional reps--I would bet a vast majority of Americans can't name ONE state senator.

Those of us who spend a great deal of time talking about this stuff have a hard time understanding that most poeple just don't bother with it. This is a problem and we need to do the best we can to educate others without making them feel inferior--remember, there was a time when we didn't know all of this either.
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