Shocking Discovery: Why Idaho Voters Keep Electing Crooked Politicians
Idaho's political leaders have got to be the reddest of the red, the inbreddest of the inbred. Why do Idaho voters keep electing these gene pool rejects to positions of power? One little anecdote explains it all:
CenturyLink Arena in Boise has been selling beer in two sizes, large and small. It's $7 for a large beer; $4 for a small one. And now it turns out: the $7 large beer and the $4 small beer are the exact same size.
The $7 beer is served in a taller narrower container, so it looks like it holds more beer. Er, you know, if you're eight years old, or the elevator isn't going all the way to the top floor, or something.
Now, I'm trying to think waaaay back to a psychology class I took a loooong time ago...there's a certain stage in a child's development when the child will realize that a tall thin glass of water doesn't really contain more water than the short wide glass that's sitting next to it. I don't remember at what age this transition is supposed to take place, but I'm sure it's a lot lower than the legal drinking age.
The reason this story is making the news is, several customers are suing the arena after finding out they've been had. WTF??? When I've been taken (yes, it happens), my first thought is “Fuck! I can't believe I fell for that!” Maybe I shoulda sued.
Anyway, these “adults” (chronologically at least) who thought a taller narrower beer container was larger than the shorter wider one — these people VOTE.
[forms cross with index fingers]
Idaho's political leaders have passed some of the worst laws in the country. They're determined to exterminate every last wolf and coyote in the state. Their state motto should be “If it moves shoot it.” And Idaho has recently passed an Ag Gag law, which basically says factory farms can provide the most unthinkable, most execrable living conditions for their livestock, and that's perfectly OK; but if you report these conditions you go to jail.
The list goes on and on. In summary: Idaho has some of the most corrupt, bone-stupid, bought-and-paid-for politicians in the country; and Idaho's voters think a tall narrow beer container is larger than the same-size short wide container.