Why have American politics deteriorated intellectually over the last 50 years? How has mass media encouraged the election of ignorant leaders? How can we change course? Comedian and satirist Andy Borowitz dives into these questions, as he brings his NY Times/Wall Street Journal bestseller, Profiles in Ignorance: How America’s Politicians Got Dumb and Dumber to McCarter on May 19. Princeton University’s Anne-Marie Slaughter moderates this evening of conversation, commentary, and comedy.