50% of Americans think 50% of Americans are wrong

I had no intention of embarrassing or insulting anyone, but I wanted to make a point.  I asked people who the 15th president was.  The few who answered said, “Lincoln.” “No biggie” I replied, “but he was the 16th President.  James Buchanan was the 15th.” I asked them about the ramifications of the Dred Scot decision.  Only 2 of 5 had…

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