When I lived in Cambridge, back in the Thatcher era, my friends — especially David Howarth, now the LibDem Propective Parliamentary Candidate for Cambridge — commonly called the Conservative Party (the Tories) the “stupid party”.
At least Florida is only a tiny bit below average. I'm sure that when Jeb Bush gets done trashing our school system we will do worse here.
Yes, yes, I know, I know, IQ tests are a Really Lousy measure of what matters. Not only are the tests flawed, one-dimentional, and culturally biased (I recall being shocked by some of the questions on a test one of my kids took once, as it assumed things that were absolutely not part of our household) attempts to measure “intelligence”, but they don't even try to measure many things that do matter more — decency, honesty, kindness, for example.