The Teacher Isn’t Inspiring A Vote Of Confidence

| Learning | January 21, 2014

(This occurs in a class of about 60 students, days after the polls closed in the 2008 presidential election.)

Professor: “Who here voted in this election?”

(Nearly every single student raises their hand.)

Professor: “Wow! See, young people really are starting to vote and be involved! I’m impressed.”

Student: “Ma’am? This is a senior level political science class. We’re probably not the best sample group to represent our demographic.”

Professor: “Oh, right.”

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