When Sarah Palin famously declared that Paul Revere, in his famous ride, was actually warning the British that the colonists weren’t going to give up their guns, we laughed.
When Michele Bachmann didn’t know the difference between Concord, MA and Concord, NH — and when she didn’t know the difference between John Wayne (the actor) and John Wayne Gacy (the serial killer), we laughed.
We laughed at their woeful ignorance and unabashed idiocy, and comforted ourselves with the knowledge that they would never be President.
But what do we do when we actually have someone with this laughable level of ignorance sitting in the Oval Office?
Suddenly, it’s not so funny anymore.