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Conversations with the dead, in a dead language

Here's a video link to Miss South Carolina in some beauty pageant or another, attempting to answer the question:
Recent polls have shown a fifth of Americans can't locate the United States on a world map. Why do you think this is?

Maniacworld.com's transcription of her eloquent answer:
I personally believe the U.S. Americans are unable to do so because, uh, some, uh...people out there in our nation don't have maps, and, uh, I believe that our education like such as South Africa and, uh, the Iraq everywhere like, such as and...I believe that they should, our education over here in the U.S. should help the U.S., err, uh, should help South Africa and should help the Iraq and the Asian countries, so we will be able to build up our future for our...

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So she answered the question, then?
She did manage to include, "some, uh...people out there in our nation don't have maps," which I suppose is responsive.
I was thinking in characterisation terms. Show, don't tell. She certainly did that.