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Thursday, January 9, 2020

Finding Iran on a Map

Many posts have noted deficiencies in Americans' knowledge of geography and public affairs.

Most Americans cannot find Korea on a map.

Ditto Iran.

Joanna Piacenza at Morning Consult:
As tensions between the United States and Iran rise in the aftermath of the American drone strike that killed the country’s most powerful commander, Gen. Qassem Soleimani, a new Morning Consult/Politico survey finds fewer than 3 in 10 registered voters can identify the Islamic republic on an unlabeled map.