The Ignorant American (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note) by Gwen Moritz Posted 9/15/2008 12:00 am Updated 6 years ago If I were a conspiracy theorist, I might conclude that keeping Americans financially ignorant was part of a plot. Want the Full Article? Get Unlimited Archive Access for $19.95 per Year Readers must pay to access stories older than 15 days. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.