- Ilya Somin: Donald Trump has raised exploitation of ignorance to new heights
- But Trump is far from the only candidate to exploit ignorance this year, Somin writes
Ilya Somin is a law professor at George Mason University, an adjunct scholar at the Cato Institute, and author of "Democracy and Political Ignorance: Why Smaller Government is Smarter." The views expressed are the writers' own.
(CNN)A specter is haunting this year's presidential election: political ignorance. Both Democrats and Republicans love to accuse the other party's supporters of that sin. Sadly, both are often right.