Speaking of stupid, I’m even dumber than I look

Remember, folks, when I write about stupidity, you should listen — I really know what I’m talking about.

As bad as my score was on the Slate quiz — lower than the picked staffer’s very low score, and way lower than the average — I knew even less than the number indicates.

I got six right, as you can see above. But three of them were just blind, lucky guesses. And a fourth was a sort of educated guess. I could see a certainly likelihood that the answer I tried was right, and I got lucky again. But I had not idea on the other three.

So I basically knew the answers on two out of 12.

And having the staff guy perform poorly — but not quite as badly as I did — is little consolation. Those people at Slate have all been in a slump lately…

6 thoughts on “Speaking of stupid, I’m even dumber than I look

    1. Brad Warthen Post author

      You mean this one?

      “Retired cop Michael Fanone, injured during the Jan. 6 riot, said which senator told him, ‘You guys should have shot them all in the head. … I don’t understand why that didn’t happen’?”

      I missed that one. Hard as it is to believe, I had missed that…


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