Conversely, the Flynn Effect appears to show people are getting more clever, presumably including the guy who just stopped in front of you in the middle of the block without signalling, then turned left, across the path of an oncoming tractor-trailer rig, barely missing being T-boned.
That driver's not the only evidence favoring Kornbluth; the sad case of silver/white save-the-polar-bears-Coke™ cans has the venerable Co-cola company backing down: without the red can, consumers weren't even sure what that stuff was or how it tasted.
Then there's Sabra's take on the media panic over the gun club that's doing their own version of "photos with Santa," which rates a quote. Pop quiz time!
You see a picture of a family and Santa Claus. All the adults are armed, and a machine gun is in the foreground. Are these people:What she said. I might've been more mealy-mouthed but she hits square on the mark.
A) playing an elaborate practical joke
B) probably rednecks
C) shooting hobbyists
D) in need of psychological evaluation
Answer D? Congratulations, you're a fucking idiot.
(Somewhat relatedly, a computer-tech bleg: there's all manner of laptop woes at Trailer Park Paradise. Looks like a 25-cent part might fix one of them -- if she could find the part. Maybe you could help? Rants as good as hers aren't all that easy to get, you know.)