Actually it is not an IQ problem, it is an education problem. The government is the one that teaches most people how to think about government. You go to a government mandated school and have a government trained and paid for teacher to teach you about government and economics. Is there then any surprise that most people have a pro-government viewpoint? People talk about rights but do not know the origins of natural rights theory. Most people that graduate high school can't pass a basic civics test. It's not about IQ it's about the information that they were taught and the light that it was presented in. Most of my knowledge about political theory was learned outside of the classroom.