Dispatches from the Creation Wars

This week’s Idiot of the Month is Rep. Joe Barton of Texas. This world class dumbass got to question energy secretary Steven Chu, a Nobel prize winner, and he decided to ask him something that’s always stumped him. He asked him how the oil got under Alaska. Chu gives a very simple but accurate explanation, which Barton greets with a bit of sarcasm – “oh, it just drifted there, did it?” And then the clueless dolt posted the video to his Youtube account claiming that he had asked a question that “puzzled” Chu. The rest of us learned the answer to this by the time we got to high school. Seriously, you have to watch this: