Democratic theory presumes that in a democracy people are well informed enough to guide the policies that their government pursues. Yet much Political Science research in the U.S. has uncovered shockingly low levels of public information about politics. Is the American public well informed enough to guide the policies of the U.S. government? Does the lack of public information about issues pose an especially worrisome problem for the conduct of U.S. foreign policy?
No the American public is not informed enough about policies due to ignorance. for example, over 70% of the public in 2010... View the full answer