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Andy Borowitz: How American Politicians Got Dumb and Dumber

Clip: 09/23/2022 | 17m 52s

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Humorist Andy Borowitz believes good leadership is increasingly hard to find these days. His new book, “Profiles in Ignorance: How America’s Politicians Got Dumber and Dumber,” looks at America’s embrace of anti-intellectualism. He joins Walter Isaacson to talk about the danger this trend poses to our democracy.

Aired: 09/23/22 | Rating: NR

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