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April 18, 2008

Who flunked History in this photo?

Filed under: rants,Review & Criticism — Tags: — chuck goolsbee @ 7:33 am

I gotta tell you, the education system in America turns out some real dim bulbs.

(Original here, hat tip to Reason magazine’s web site, who entitled it “Not the Strongest Possible Argument.”)

4 Comments

  1. Oh, now THAT’S rich.

    Comment by outZider — April 18, 2008 @ 7:46 am

  2. 1. Obvious lack of historical knowledge.

    2. Who is “we” and what authority do “we” have to prohibit anyone from hosting the Olympics? (I’m assuming the sign holder isn’t an IOC member.)

    3. Things like this are why I encourage other people not to vote.

    Comment by Aaron — April 18, 2008 @ 1:30 pm

  3. My son the historian just told me that the Nazis invented the torch relay. Can anyone confirm this?

    Comment by chucksphone — April 18, 2008 @ 1:43 pm

  4. “My son the historian just told me that the Nazis invented the torch relay.”

    They did. It was an alternate way to light the ovens…

    Sorry. Had to say it! Even as a (hemi-semi-quasi)Jew boy, my sense of humor is *still* warped!

    Comment by vrooomie — April 22, 2008 @ 7:29 am

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