Abubacarr Ousainou Daboe, the United Democratic Party (UDP) leader, mocked and criticized President Adama Barrow’s unforgivable political gaffe and reading disability and pilloried Barrow of being uneducated. I want to remind Abubacarr Ousainou Darboe that President Jimmy Carter was a nuclear physicist. However, he is poorly rated in U.S history. President Ronald Reagan was a Hollywood actor, a man of the arts you will never expect to be conversant with the nitty-gritty of statecraft and presidential power. However, Ronald Reagan repackaged the American dream in a way nobody else had. Long after his death years ago, his name is mentioned in political circles with the reverence accorded to the giants of history. The social media firestorm around presidential candidates’ academic credentials against Adama Barrow misses a crucial point. Sometimes, academic papers are overrated and epistemological reflections on politics are also misused.