They give us this gloomy picture: "As of the end of the twentieth century, the United States is run by rules that are congenial to people with high IQs and that make life more difficult for everyone else." (p. 541)
Well, Herrnstein and Murray were right. We have now had several years of government by the cognitive elite (who in my opinion are a bunch of overeducated pinheads, i.e., they know more and more about less and less), and a few days ago the ordinary people of this country showed at the polls how sick and tired they are of the cognitive elite. See for instance ---
If you read it, be sure to read the eighteen references in it.
And I say hooray for the common people!