Baseball Crank (“He’s cranky about more than just baseball”) explores the ignorance side of the equation, with some nuggets about and what happens when you hand the reins of the economy to people who couldn’t even balance out a cash register:
The level of ignorance here is staggering. George W. Bush understood this stuff. Sarah Palin understands this stuff. Yet, these people whose self-image depends on telling themselves how much smarter than Bush and Palin they are, are continually taken by surprise by these things.