Thursday, March 04, 2010

Al Gore will become a doctor

Well, an honorary one.

The University of Tennessee in Knoxville decided to acknowledge one of the brightest and most achieved Tennesseans in history:
Editorial: Al Gore a fine choice for honorary degree
Ninety-five percent of the Knoxnews readers think that it is a bad idea - but who cares.

Al Gore's greatest achievements are the lost 2000 elections, his invention of the Internet, the ManBearPig, his new kind of climate science, and especially his recent contributions to the physics of plasma:

Plasma that used to be produced in complicated labs can suddenly be obtained by digging in your garden. This opens lots of new applications, including superclean and superefficient hybrids of geothermal and thermonuclear energy.

Congratulations to Al Gore and congratulations to UT Knoxville for officially becoming the Univesity of Quacks.

1 comment:

  1. Just too embarrassing to talk about what my home state has done, but not at all surprising.

    Worse, what if this is a stage-setter to boost AlGore to the presidency of UT? The search committee is forming...