From DO.g's signature:
Now I know how Kusinich feels.
You misspelled KUCINICH
Teachers have never been able to rebrain students.
The dumbing down has been going on for 40 years. The "internets" haven't been available for 40 years, so neither has TVNL!
That`s about how long teachers have been around this site.
Now, back to the topic:
This is an extension of the same PR campaign that sought to trivialize the Nobel Prize. When Gore won it, all the NeoCons were scared witless and shitless that it might give legitimacy to global climate change being caused by humans. It had the added benefit of being able to dis their old boogey-man Jimmy Carter, also a Nobel Prize winner.
Has John McCain ever been nominated for a Nobel Prize?