Last month, Senator Ted Stevens (R-Alaska) gave a rather stunning speech on the issue of net neutrality, in which he made such clueless statements as: “I just the other day got, an internet was sent by my staff at 10 oâ€™clock in the morning on Friday and I just got it yesterday,” and “[T]he internet is not something you just dump something on. Itâ€™s not a truck. Itâ€™s a series of tubes.”
Now, the good folks at Boldheaded have turned his “skillful fusion of political doublespeak and perplexing ignorance on how the Internet works” into the DJ Ted Stevens Techno Remix: “A Series of Tubes.
You can listen to it on AlterNet. It’s pretty funny and sad at the same time. Tubes? *sigh*