Speeches from US presidents have gotten dumber over time

Idiocracy wasn’t about the future, but the present.
http://j.mp/1tN0C7T
Link excerpt:
Vocativ analyzed over 600 presidential speeches in US history, measuring syllables and keeping track of word and sentence count to determine the Flesch-Kincaid reading level of each speech. In the beginning, presidential speeches were at the level of a PhD, now it’s at the reading comprehension of a…

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