Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News
Thursday, November 08, 2018

On Tuesday, nine new science-credentialed candidates were elected: one senator and eight members of the House. The members of the current 115th Congress include one physicist, one microbiologist, and one chemist, as well as eight engineers and one mathematician. The medical professions are slightly better represented, with three nurses and 15 doctors.

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This is nice.

#1 | Posted by MrSilenceDogood at 2018-11-08 09:44 AM | Reply

I was surprised to see that a Google search revealed 80 Congressmen/women and 24 senators are military veterans. Being a jerk is typically beaten out of one in the armed forces, so the rest of our elected officials are making up for the more stable folks...

#2 | Posted by catdog at 2018-11-08 12:05 PM | Reply

All democrats. No surprise there. Republican "scientists" are called pastors.

#3 | Posted by IndianaJones at 2018-11-08 12:10 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 3

meh.. they won't last long... Jayzus is right around the corner... he's mad as hell... but he's gonna come fix everything. He's gonna start by puttin' it back the way Gawd meant it to be when he was writin' our constitushun.... then he'z gonna send all them libruls ta hell and make this a paradise.

Mark my word... says so in the bible.

#4 | Posted by RightisTrite at 2018-11-08 12:40 PM | Reply | Funny: 1 | Newsworthy 1

Scientist in Congress? No doubt Republicans will deny they exist.

#5 | Posted by Tor at 2018-11-08 12:59 PM | Reply | Funny: 2 | Newsworthy 1

Scientist in Congress? No doubt Republicans will deny they exist.

#6 | Posted by Tor at 2018-11-08 12:59 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Awesome

#7 | Posted by bayviking at 2018-11-08 01:17 PM | Reply

Scientists are trained to value precision, clarity and honesty.

They're going to go insane in Congress.

#8 | Posted by jpw at 2018-11-08 01:28 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

Too bad they are outnumbered by the Fake Plastic Christians.

#9 | Posted by donnerboy at 2018-11-08 01:42 PM | Reply

I have hope that some of these Congress men and women will be much like Francis Collins.

#10 | Posted by Tor at 2018-11-08 01:47 PM | Reply

They blinded us with science.

#11 | Posted by cbob at 2018-11-08 04:11 PM | Reply

Wow was I right more than one of these one of these Statesman scientists is also religious.

#12 | Posted by Tor at 2018-11-08 11:21 PM | Reply

I don't think the we can count on the mathematician, but the others sound good.

#13 | Posted by HeliumRat at 2018-11-09 07:47 PM | Reply

Oh but wait it gets better.

More than one of these scientists has a military intel background and plans to turn moscow into a waste land.

#14 | Posted by Tor at 2018-11-09 07:55 PM | Reply

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