The Newt wins in South Carolina

I still think my post “The Newt is Done” is true. This South Carolina primary victory brings to mind a quote by a great Russian-born American author and biochemist, Isaac Asimov.

There is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there always has been. The strain of anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that “my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.”