Ignorance leads to left wing governments

I’ve always had my tongue in my cheek when I’ve suggested that we ought to pass a comprehension test before we’re allowed to vote, now I’ve read Offsetting Behaviour I’m not sure it’s so funny.

Offsetting Behaviour is a welcome addition to the blogosphere by Eric Crampton who has some fascinating posts defining political ignornace , measuring ignorance, measuring economic thinking and  asking who’s ignorant?

Hat Tip: Anti Dismal

One Response to Ignorance leads to left wing governments

  1. poneke says:

    I’ve always had my tongue in my cheek when I’ve suggested that we ought to pass a comprehension test before we’re allowed to vote

    It never seemed tongue in cheek to me. It was utterly elitist, and still you carry it on.

    You used to be a very decent person. What happened?

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