February 21, 2008

Odds Are Pretty Good...

that you're NOT smarter than the President.

This, despite some polls I've seen with up to 88% of the population claiming to be.

He graduated with a bachelors degree from Yale, and later went on to obtain an MBA from Harvard University.

"Oh, but he only got in to those schools because of his dad." Maybe. But, I find it hard to believe that both schools would give him degrees by that merit alone.

He may be unsuccessful. He may be a terrible speaker. And you may be pretty smart. But, he's probably smarter.


Bradenex said...

Yeah, if every stupid thing you ever did was publicized ad nauseam to everyone in the world, I would bet that most people would think that they were smarter than you too. I would.

Anonymous said...

I think 1) you're giving those schools too much credit and 2) you're not giving enough credit to the folks who didn't go to those skills cause they didn't have a rich dad who read to them as children, paid for their SAT prep classes, sent them to the right prep school and suggested they apply to the right college.

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