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Don't confuse me with the facts.

Posted by Ward on January 12, 2005

In Reply to: Blissful ignorance posted by SR on January 12, 2005

: : : : I was impressed by your answers to my "lonesome valley" type question. Thanks.

: : : : Here's another one. Have you got any good phrases for someone who holds under-informed opinions tenaciously? Or for the act of holding tenaciously to such opinions?

: : : : Spark

: : : 'Bullheaded,' 'pigheaded,' 'muleheaded,' 'mulish' and 'willful' are mentioned in the archives.

: : I love a phrase used by Truman Capote. He said someone was, "The most deeply ignorant man I've ever met."

: If ignorance is bliss then he is the most blissful person on earth...
: SR

The phrase 'don't confuse me with the facts, I've got my mind made up already' is the mantra for the person we're discussing.