The following interview is from the April 14th, 2013 episode of Ring of Fire on Free Speech TV ( The average American can’t name a single Supreme Court justice; they can’t pass a US citizenship test; and they’ve become more likely to believe in tinfoil hat conspiracy theories than in global climate change. All of this makes you wonder if Americans have become too stupid for democracy. Ring of Fire hosts Mike Papantonio and Sam Seder discuss how American citizens are painfully ignorant about the majority of issues that affect our day-to-day lives.