Galileo pointed his telescope at Jupiter and discovered four moons.
Had it happened in the here and now, we could bank that Michelle Malkin would sneer at Galileo and his new-fangled and untrustworthy device. Newsbusters would point out that the Universe was perfect and that there couldn’t be any moons around Jupiter; Sean Hannity would growl that the moons were just a result of fuzzy liberal thinking, Rush Limbaugh would claim that it was the Clintons’ fault, and Ann Coulter would question Galileo’s masculinity in some particularly egregious manner calculated to garner headlines for her latest book, probably entitled, hmmm … High Crimes and Misdemeanors, Slander, Treason, How to Talk to a Liberal (If You Must), Godless, If Democrats Had Any Brains, They’d Be Republicans, and the latest, Guilty … so, let’s see, something zippy and vicious. Ah! Got it: Vicious — How Liberals Use Facts to Unfairly Win Arguments. Continue reading