Zbig Brzezinski: 'Ignorant' Americans Susceptible to 'Simplistic Slogans'


You mean, like the Americans who made president someone who two years before had been a state legislator and ran on "hope and change"?

Seriously, just who did Zbigniew Brzezinski have in mind when he said this on Morning Joe today?

"We have a large public that's very ignorant about world affairs, and very susceptible to simplistic slogans by candidates who appear out of nowhere, have no track record, but mouth appealing slogans."

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Brzezinski repeated the notion a bit later: "We talked about the candidates earlier. It's amazing to me that some of the leading candidates are people who absolutely have no track record and have no serious ideas other than a lot of slogans."

Question: just what track record did Barack Obama have when he ran for president, beyond voting "present" 130 times in the Illinois State Senate?
 

Mark Finkelstein
Mark Finkelstein is a contributing editor for NewsBusters.