Dumb as we want to be?

Thomas Friedman with another thought provoking column. I know not everyone likes his perspective but I find myself in violent agreement more often than not:

"All I could think to myself was: If we’re so smart, why are other people living so much better than us? What has become of our infrastructure, which is so crucial to productivity? Back home, I was greeted by the news that General Motors was being bailed out — that’s the G.M. that Fortune magazine just noted “lost more than $72 billion in the past four years, and yet you can count on one hand the number of executives who have been reassigned or lost their job.” (from New York Times, Time To Reboot America?)

Time To Reboot? Read the whole article, please.