Dim and Dimmer
This rumination is the latest from Louis Gohmert, widely known by the epithet “The Dumbest Man in Congress”:
“I really wonder how many people in this body who had the ultimate power to decide whether humanity would go forward or not, whether there was an asteroid coming or something that would end humanity on Earth as dinosaurs were ended at one time—okay . . .
“If you could decide what 40 people you would put on the spacecraft who would save humanity, how many of those would be same-sex couples? You are wanting to save humankind for posterity—basically, a modern-day Noah. You have that ability to be a modern-day Noah. You can preserve life. How many same-sex couples would you take from the animal kingdom and from humans to put on the spacecraft to perpetuate humanity and the wildlife kingdom?”
If one were to grant Gohmert’s childishly apocalyptic hypothesis, I cannot…
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