This time they’ve gone too far.
On Thursday, 10 Republican members of the U.S. House of Representatives voted against an official (but non-binding) resolution declaring today, March 14, 2009 (3/14/09) as Pi day.
You can read the whole sad story here.
Screwing up the world economy is one thing, but really. This is just a travesty.
It’s nothing more than a Luddite knee-capping of a noble attempt to bring an awareness of Math to the Masses.
What do we expect though, from the crowd that gave us eight years of anti-science medievalism and Sarah Palin?
Never mind. It’ll always be Pi day in our hearts.