The Tribune reported on an address given by retired Supreme Court Justice David Souter to the ABA:
“We know from survey results that two-thirds of people in the United States cannot even name all three branches of the national government,” Souter said at the opening assembly of the American Bar Association’s annual meeting. “This is something to worry about.”
The same junior high history teacher that told us that our generation would never have its own president also told us that our culture was descending into the next Dark Age. Stuff like this makes me believe him.