Epic fail: Americans don’t know who this U.S. city was named for

Epic fail: Americans don’t know who this U.S. city was named for
Image: YouTube screen grab (via Mark Dice)

If you thought that Mark Dice couldn’t top his previous videos in exposing the American public’s alarming lack of knowledge about their own country’s history, then think again – numerous beachgoers in San Diego don’t know who Washington D.C. is named after.

Asked “who is our nation’s capital named after,” one African American woman responded, “Erm, OK, umm, see why you gotta ask me something like that, can I Google it?”

The woman desperately searches in vain for the answer before giving up.

When Dice asks the same question of another two women, one of them responds, “You have to tell us,” before admitting, “I have no idea.”

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