Wednesday, October 08, 2008

Regarding federal funding for museums

John McCain claimed that Barack Obama voted to give a museum - the Adler Planetarium - $3 million dollars for "an overhead projector."

Let us be clear: the request from the Adler, which was not granted, was for money to replace their forty-year-old planetarium projector, which can no longer be serviced.

Do we want a president that supports science education, or one that can't tell the difference between an "overhead projector" and an elaborate piece of equipment that can re-create the night sky in a domed theater?


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