Obama on the legal implications of Einstein's theory of relativity

Quote from the Washington Post: "This is someone who in law school worked with [Harvard professor] Larry Tribe on a paper on the legal implications of Einstein's theory of relativity," said senior adviser David M. Axelrod. "He does have an incisive mind; that mind is always put to use in pursuit of tangible things that are going to improve people's lives."Hmmm... should we be impressed?What is astonishing --- what's mind-boggling --- but explains a lot --- is that:1. Lawrence Tribe, always mentioned as the next Supreme Court nominee, would lend his name to such utter sophomoric moonshine, thereby exposing himself to ridicule from the entire Harvard Faculty, and screwing up his chances to ever get to the Court.2. That Obama himself would fall for it --- as the elected chief honcho of the Harvard Law Review! (Although it may explain why nothing he wrote ever got published).3. That David Axelrod, supposed PR genius, would cite this arrant nonsense as a point IN FAVOR...(Read Full Post)