Watch: Americans Are Clueless About the Supreme Court

Posted: Mar 19, 2016 4:13 PM

On March 16, President Obama nominated Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court, to fill the vacancy created with the death of Justice Antonin Scalia. As, per usual, Jimmy Kimmel Live took to the streets to interview ordinary Americans to see just how closely they were paying attention to the news. Spoiler alert: not very closely.

Check out some of these gems:

Oof. While it's important to be an informed citizen, it's arguably more important to be educated on issues before discussing them on a camera.