In recent times, there has been much discussion of the shortcomings of US education. Americans’ poor knowledge of geography is one of the areas often criticized.
A. Whitney Brown, in his commentary about the war, had this to say on Saturday Night Live (Feb. 9, 1991):
“But you have to admit, our bombs are incredibly smart. In fact, our bombs are better-educated than the average high-school graduate. I mean, at least they can find Kuwait.”