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Thursday, September 04, 2008

Getting the Nerd Vote

While reading a blog entry on nerdy political activism (left-wing edition), I wondered what each party's Presidential campaign could do to get the nerd vote.

The Republicans could:

Meanwhile the Democrats could:

  • Replace the lame Lobbyists for McCain attempt at satire with “Schoolyard bullies for McCain.”
  • Promise to put Lawrence Lessig on the Supreme Court.

Both sides could promise to deregulate crippled and lobotomized chemistry sets. The only difference would be in who they blame.

1 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

The idea that Republicans are "anti-science" is the most immense lie the Democrats have managed to put over on the American people.

Let me get this straight: the party that opposes space exploration, opposes genetic engineering, wants to shut down biomedical research by socializing the pharmaceutical industry, has halted nuclear power in its tracks for a generation, and has politicized environmental studies and anthropology to the point they are barely sciences at all, is nevertheless somehow the "pro-science" party?

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