America, the beautiful, or America, the wanna-be beautiful, and famous, and rich, and adored. Want the simple, mathematical explanation for the existence of reality television, the E! network, why MTV doesn’t play music anymore, and why the word “Snooki” is something that actually rings a bell with people?
Via the New York Daily News, the biggest and brightest ambition in America is, by a long shot in a recently released Marist Poll, to be a movie-star. The breakdown went like this:
The full result of the poll, which asked a little more than a thousand people, can be found at the Marist Institute’s site. The poll’s results, however, should be sincerely called into question, as an obvious omission — “blogger” — did not make the final cut of potential answers. Dream, America. Dream.