... are just ignorant. Not just this election, of course, but any election. How Ignorant Are Americans? - The Daily Beast In another survey I've heard, most people in this country don't even know who John Boehner is. If they don't even know that, then how can we expect them to know anything about how the government works? That is why Fox News and MSNBC are such irresponsible networks. Their distortion of politics (therefore facts), makes the US population even more dumb without them.