Re: OT: sponge burning!
Ron Johnson <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> On 02/24/07 16:51, Roberto C. Sanchez wrote:
> > On Sat, Feb 24, 2007 at 01:52:56PM -0800, Andrew Sackville-West wrote:
> > Here is an idea. Why don't voters just make it a point to only elect
> > military vets or retirees to federal public office?
> /Starship Troopers/, anyone? The political theory in the
> beginning of the book is very interesting. And, of course, R.H.
> was a Navy vet.
> (Yes, I know that your suggestion is not what Heinlein wrote in
> ST, but it's close enough.)
John Kerry. # aka political washout. Served with distinction
# (last I heard).
George Bush II # Served, well sort of, National Guard, was
# elected (kinda, sorta) Pres.
Hillary Clinton # Ha! Chyaa, right. Ha, ha, haaa, ha, haaa!
Obama # Uh ... Seems a decent sort, though.
How about electing only people who've had nothing to do with
invading innocent bystanders?
[What this has to do with Debian, or Free Software, or computing at
all's beyond me. BTW, I'm a Canuck, so this response is irrelevant.]
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