Pew Research Center for the People & the Press put out a report two weeks ago entitled “What Does the Public Know?” (see here). The results come from its “News IQ” quiz, which asks people about current events and conditions such as the unemployment rate and Max Baucus. As usual, folks under 30 come up at the bottom of the age-based groups, but another score will surprise many Chronicle readers.
It appears under the heading “Partisan Knowledge Gap.” Republicans, it turns out, score higher than Democrats. Here is a chart of numbers for several questions.