That's a fact. People will spend hours watching the latest "Reality" television shows but they can't be bothered spending a few minutes trying to understand matters of (literally) life and death. It seems like the battle between the right and the left has increasingly become one between those who pay attention to facts (and apply basic logic to them) and those who are easily swayed by emotions and sound bites.
Is there a video of Clinton's address on this around still? The link for the video on CNN's site isn't valid any longer.