Washington Babylon — September 18, 2007, 10:34 am

Video of the Day: Skull, Bones and Electricity

Andrew Meyer, a student at the University of Florida, wanted to ask Senator John Kerry a question during a forum held on Monday: was he, like President Bush, a member of Yale’s Skull & Bones secret society?

I personally don’t care much about Skull & Bones, which some people believe rules the world but to me looks like a club for a bunch of privileged jerks biding their time before they actually start ruling the world. (On the other hand, it is alarming that Skull & Bones’ members include the notorious nuclear power plant operator Montgomery Burns.) Still, it would have been interesting to hear Kerry’s answer, and he seemed ready to give one.

Unfortunately, he never got the chance as police moved in and tasered Meyer before dragging him away. Watch democracy in action, Florida-style.

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