Politics

Bobby Jindal Objects to Correctness, Political or Otherwise

Bobby Jindal, Republican Governor from Louisiana, is rumored to be near or at the top of the McCain Vice President list. But in the past week, Jindal has flip-flopped on pay raise legislation (perhaps in response to a recall petition mounted against him in response to his original support of the bill) -- and perhaps more importantly, he's signed legislation allowing for the inclusion of so-called intelligent design in state public school science curriculum. (See him talk about the topic in the video below.)

Amazing how the term "intelligent" can be applied to so many things having little to do with actual intelligence, isn’t it?

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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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