US adults are dumber than the average human | New York Post
Adults in Japan, Canada, Australia, Finland and multiple other countries scored significantly higher than the United States in all three areas on the test. Beyond basic reading and math, respondents were tested on activities such as calculating mileage reimbursement due to a salesman, sorting email and comparing food expiration dates on grocery store tags.
Not only did Americans score poorly compared to many international competitors, the findings reinforced just how large the gap is between the nationís high- and low-skilled workers and how hard it is to move ahead when your parents havenít.
In both reading and math, for example, those with college-educated parents did better than those whose parents did not complete high school.Not coincidentally, liberals now outnumber conservatives and are winning more and more elections without any intellectual merit to their platform whatsoever. Campaign strategies have to be designed at a third-grade level these days.As the American economy sputters along and many people live paycheck-to-paycheck, economists say a highly-skilled workforce is key to economic recovery. The median hourly wage of workers scoring on the highest level in literacy on the test is more than 60 percent higher than for workers scoring at the lowest level, and those with low literacy skills were more than twice as likely to be unemployed.
ďItís not just the kids who require more and more preparation to get access to the economy, itís more and more the adults donít have the skills to stay in it,Ē said Anthony Carnevale, director of the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.
Dark, scary days ahead with this worthless, brainless voting bloc running things.