This sort of cluelessness might explain why they voted for Obama:
In April, on the 100th anniversary of the Titanic disaster, the social news-sharing site Reddit pointed to a series of tweets from people who did not know that the sinking of the Titanic was real—and not just a 1997 Hollywood blockbuster starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet.
“Wait!” user Sue D. wrote. “Titanic really happened? I thought it was just a movie.”
“Guys, the Titanic was real!” @BabyDoe22 wrote. “#mindblown.”