The Internet is for Porn, Not Voting

Is the Internet's prime audience worth enfranchising?

Jaroslaw Kaczynski

This man thinks the Internet is for porn watcher and beer drinkers, not voters. How 'bout you?Archiwum Kancelarii Prezydenta RP

Former prime minister of Poland Jaroslaw Kaczynski told members of his conservative party that people should not be allowed to vote online because the Internet attracts those who like to watch porn while drinking beer. Why is he talking about this? Poland is considering new schemes to get more people involved in the election process, and online voting is one possibility.

Granted, he's not exactly the tech-loving type—apparently he doesn't even have a cell phone. But based on his Internet theory, you have to wonder if he has attended the Broadway musical Avenue Q, and taken one of its more famous songs to heart.