There is a story over on Cosmic Variance that is a most read for anyone planning to vote or to try and influence someone’s vote in the U.S. 2008 presidential elections. To quote Sean: “It was an embarrassing moment in the first Republican presidential debate when the participants were asked, â€šÃ„ÃºDoes anyone not believe in evolution?â€šÃ„Ã¹, and three candidates â€šÃ„Ã® Sam Brownback, Tom Tancredo, and Mike Huckabee â€šÃ„Ã® raised their hands. Embarrassing for those three, obviously, but also for the Republican party, in which they are far from unrepresentative, and for the United States, that anyone would even think to ask such a question of serious candidates for the highest office in the land.” (Read entire story here)
I’m currently annoyed. I’m going to go get on my elliptical bike until my brain slows to the speed at which I type.