Sunday, July 4, 2010

Poll: US Declares Independence from Whom?

A Marist poll found that 26 percent of Americans surveyed could not correctly identify from which country the 13 original colonies declared independence.

Holy crapballs.

Those 18-29 polled even worse, with only 60 percent getting the answer correct. A full 33% were unsure.

Men scored better than women (81% to 67%), while those age 45 and over were correct more often than younger respondents (78% to 67%).

The is one of the first times I've been proud to be an old guy.

Since it's a holiday, I won't rant about the youth of today.

If you're part of the 26%, we declared independence from Great Britain. Now get back to your day off.

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