As Dan Joseph of the Media Research Center determined, that could be because students don’t know much about what happened in Benghazi, Libya, on Sept. 11, 2012.
Joseph went to George Mason University in Fairfax, Va., located 30 minutes outside Washington, D.C., to ask a few simple questions.
When he asked them who sings the hit “Happy,” students came up with the answer easily: Pharrell Williams.
But when Joseph asked, “What is Benghazi?” he received mostly blank stares.
Two students said it was a “place in Afghanistan.” Others were even further off—one woman suggested the word was related to a “Save the Children” initiative.
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