An op-ed in the Sunday New York Times -- amusing regardless of your opinion of the candidate -- offers “A Quantum Theory of Mitt Romney.” Much the same way that light is both a particle and a wave, Mitt Romney is both a moderate and a conservative. The Times even has a Feynman diagram of a Romney encountering an anti-Romney, in which the result is annihilation of the Romneys, leaving behind an electron and a $20 bill. For a funny take on politics as hard science, read it here.
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