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Rep. Joe Barton (R. - TX), is the highest ranking Republican on congress's energy committee.  He asked this mind-numbingly stupid question to Dr. Steven Chu, the Nobel-prize winning Energy Secretary of the Obama Administration.  Dr. Chu laughs and takes congress back to fifth grade to explain plate tectonics.  Then, thinking he had really zung (!) Dr. Chu, Rep. Barton posts the video to his YouTube account and disables comments so no one can tell him how stupid he is.

One more time now: this man is on the Energy & Commerce Committee.

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Re: Republican Rep. thinks he stumped a Nobel Laureate with his question
« Reply #1 on: April 23, 2009, 10:26:23 PM »
Remember, though, THEY surround US.

Thankfully, not *too* closely.
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Re: Republican Rep. thinks he stumped a Nobel Laureate with his question
« Reply #2 on: April 24, 2009, 12:37:33 AM »
Wow.

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Re: Republican Rep. thinks he stumped a Nobel Laureate with his question
« Reply #3 on: April 24, 2009, 01:43:09 AM »
Condescending Hypothetical Question FAIL

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Re: Republican Rep. thinks he stumped a Nobel Laureate with his question
« Reply #4 on: April 24, 2009, 11:56:11 AM »
America's ability to elect the uninformed to public office knows no bounds.
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Re: Republican Rep. thinks he stumped a Nobel Laureate with his question
« Reply #5 on: April 24, 2009, 01:31:13 PM »
People are stupid and there is no hope.

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Re: Republican Rep. thinks he stumped a Nobel Laureate with his question
« Reply #6 on: April 25, 2009, 09:11:15 PM »
Hey Science!

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Re: Republican Rep. thinks he stumped a Nobel Laureate with his question
« Reply #7 on: April 26, 2009, 02:16:04 PM »
I'm sorry sir, the correct answer was "magic."

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Re: Republican Rep. thinks he stumped a Nobel Laureate with his question
« Reply #8 on: April 26, 2009, 11:18:19 PM »
Well, there is that pinheaded recent Texas secession murmur to which Gov. Rick Perry recently lent his almost-support. That would take care of Joe Barton, right? Except that it's idle idiotic blather.

 

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