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July 26, 2011 11:19 AM   Subscribe

A Simple Plan to Fix the American Political System Using Common Sense and a Little Dinosaur DNA by Tim Siedell.
posted by blue_beetle (17 comments total) 8 users marked this as a favorite

 
...and we'll know he's back to stay.
posted by The Whelk at 11:22 AM on July 26, 2011


The first known case of a celebrity being reincarnated without first having died: Dave Barry.
posted by DU at 11:30 AM on July 26, 2011


How will the T-Rex survive sitting behind the president at the State of the Union? He can't applaud with his tiny hands, so everyone will think he HATES EVERYTHING. Plus there's no place to put the tiny flag pin. abortions for some, tiny american flags for others
posted by msbutah at 11:34 AM on July 26, 2011 [7 favorites]


PRESIDENT REX

HE HAS 65 MILLION YEARS OF EXPERIENCE.
posted by The Whelk at 11:36 AM on July 26, 2011 [2 favorites]


Here, let me show you. First I'll need a drop of blood...your blood
posted by 2bucksplus at 11:38 AM on July 26, 2011


There.
posted by Uther Bentrazor at 11:38 AM on July 26, 2011


Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen. I tell ya. I just read through a page of shtick and boy are my eyes tired. I tell ya.
posted by griphus at 11:38 AM on July 26, 2011 [1 favorite]


He will show his approval by not eating the President. This is bound to cause a significant jump in the quality of the speeches and choice of deodorant. Two thousand years later the T-Rexes will be gone, but presidents will still be wearing eau de skunk. Nobody will remember why, just that it has always been that way.
posted by vanar sena at 11:38 AM on July 26, 2011 [3 favorites]


So move all of the politicians to a remote island, splice in frog DNA and dinosaur DNA and make it a theme park?
posted by Mister Fabulous at 11:41 AM on July 26, 2011


I'm not sure "Put George W. in Office, Forever, With a Heartless Dinosaur For Vice" is the campaign message I want to hear (ever again).
posted by chavenet at 11:41 AM on July 26, 2011 [3 favorites]


make every single person in Congress wear a 24-hour webcam. Forever. So every move. Every meeting. Every bedroom encounter is recorded for the pleasure of the voting public.

This part of his plan I support wholeheartedly.
posted by ook at 11:44 AM on July 26, 2011 [3 favorites]


Sounds good on paper, but politics finds a way.
posted by Panjandrum at 12:03 PM on July 26, 2011 [1 favorite]


DINO DNA
posted by shakespeherian at 1:24 PM on July 26, 2011


It speaks to the quality of politics today that "Put George W. in Office, Forever, With a Heartless Dinosaur For Vice" is a more reasonable plan than both parties' debt ceiling proposals. Which I'm sure was the whole intent of that piece. (I've corresponded with Tim 'badbanana" Siedell and I think that'd be just his style of zen nonsense... BTW, HEY TIM, GET A MEFI ACCOUNT BUT USE YOUR REAL NAME.)
posted by oneswellfoop at 1:28 PM on July 26, 2011


who needs Google+ when you can shout directly at somebody in a MeFi thread?
posted by oneswellfoop at 1:29 PM on July 26, 2011 [1 favorite]


If Jurassic Park can be believed, T-Rex can't see any prey when it's not moving. Given the current budget impasse, this could be a severe liability.
posted by tommasz at 1:31 PM on July 26, 2011


The Founding Fathers didn't even consider this because there was no good way to vote using a rotary phone.

That, sirs, is comedy gold.
posted by nzero at 1:39 PM on July 26, 2011 [1 favorite]


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