Today’s really stupid (uneducated, obtuse) Republican politician

So, if you haven’t caught this one yet… Republican Congressman Joe Barton (Texas, of course) is ‘grilling’ Energy Secretary Steven Chu (Nobel in physics, 1972) and afterwards, quite proud of himself and his rapier-like intellect, Barton posts the exchange above to youtube and twitters as follows:

I seemed to have baffled the Energy Sec with basic question – Where does oil come from? Check out the video:

Well, here’s that video and the Q and A:


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