If you think NASA’s mission is to explore space and do aeronautics-type stuff, you’re behind the times! Byron York reports:
“When I became the NASA administrator, [Obama] charged me with three things,” NASA head Charles Bolden said in a recent interview with the Middle Eastern news network al-Jazeera. “One, he wanted me to help re-inspire children to want to get into science and math; he wanted me to expand our international relationships; and third, and perhaps foremost, he wanted me to find a way to reach out to the Muslim world and engage much more with dominantly Muslim nations to help them feel good about their historic contribution to science, math, and engineering.”
What was the “thinking” here? “We can put a man on the moon; why can’t we make Muslims feel good about themselves?” Here, let me try:
Thanks for inventing algebra, you guys. Great job!
There, I was able to do that without needing a huge federal bureaucracy that was created for an entirely different purpose.
How come this guy hasn’t been fired yet? Obama, I mean.
P.S. You tell ’em, Chuck:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zin9RkGsXrY&feature=player_embedded