“The more education you get, the better you are able to process the information, and, also, the higher the quality of the information that you get in the first place.”
The poor aren't stupid, they, too, vote wisely. The problem is with the information that reaches them and the processes they employ to reach a decision. Imagine a kanto boy who dropped out of public school being handed P500 by Mark Jimenez and a t-shirt proclaiming MJ as "Hulog ng Langit."
Read the PCIJ report here. [via MLQ3]