2 months ago

Andy Borowitz on how the GOP weaponized ignorance

Salon
Salon
Author Andy Borowitz discusses his book "Profiles in Ignorance," which tracks how politicians have gotten dumber over the years, with Salon's Dean Obeidallah. "I'm a little bit hesitant to say that the Democrats are the party of smart people and the Republicans are the party of ignorant people," Borowitz said. "But I think the Republicans caught on a little bit sooner to the fact that this whole projection of anti-intellectualism was a vote-winner, and they really made it their brand.