What The 1st Amendment Needs Is A Hit TV Show

A new study clearly designed to shock Americans into a higher sense of civic responsibility has revealed that more of us can name the members of TV’s Simpson family than can name more than one of the five freedoms guaranteed by the First Amendment. (Yes, there are five. Look it up.) In other stunning news, ArtsJournal has learned that more Americans are familiar with the work of Jon Stewart than can recite a Walt Whitman poem from memory.