Wednesday, February 20, 2008

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Did Obama invent the Internet?


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  1. Al Gore said he "took the initiative in creating the Internet." Not quite the same in meaning, but just as dishonest a statement as if he had said "invented."

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at 2/20/2008 08:31:00 PM
     

  2. First, the meaning is quite different. Second, he did take the initiative in creating the Internet. The High Performance Computing and Communication Act of 1991, a.k.a. The Gore Bill, is a key piece of legislation that led to the Internet, which he crafted working alongside the actual architects of the Internet. Nothing dishonest about stating a fact.

    By Blogger Sumocat, at 2/20/2008 09:16:00 PM
     

  3. Just like how because of a SNL skit people have come to believe that Dubya actually used the word "Strategery"

    By Blogger James A. Morman, at 2/20/2008 11:04:00 PM
     

  4. The difference being the SNL skit was not done maliciously and poked fun equally at his then-opponent Al "lock box" Gore. Still, I'm not pleased "strategery" took root when there are so many dumb things he actually said.

    By Blogger Sumocat, at 2/21/2008 06:34:00 AM
     

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