Leave it to John Stewart, and his writers, to succinctly describe why Ted Stevens internet didn’t get to him in a timely manner.
“Maybe it’s because you do not seem to know jack BLEEP about computers or the Internet … but hey, you’re just the guy in charge of regulating it.”
You can watch The Daily Show segment here on YouTube.
Note to all politicians Local, State, and Federal: YOU must have a base level understanding of how the Internet works to govern in the Twenty-First Century! You can not craft good legislation if you do not understand how the technology your regulating works. If you have any questions please contact me and I’d be happy to clear it up for you. Seriously.