News that scientists have established the possibility of communicating with individuals thought to be “in vegetative states” arrives at a timely moment: the Tea Party Movement Convention got underway just yesterday. Sarah Palin is the keynote speaker, and rumors are she will take questions from the audience.
Stay tuned for further developments.
12:15 Update: The first vegetative speaker:
The convention started off with fireworks Thursday night as former U.S. Rep. Tom Tancredo of Colorado used his kickoff speech to slam President Obama.
“People who could not even spell the word ‘vote,’ or say it in English put a committed socialist ideologue in the White House. His name is Barack Hussein Obama,” Tancredo said to cheers Thursday night. — CNN.com
That didn’t take long, did it?