Friday, November 5, 2010

A Question From My Dad

Back in 1787, when the Constitution was ratified, the standard medical treatment for drowning was to hang the victim upside down by the feet and tickle their ribs with a feather. This treatment was considered effective for up to four hours after a drowning. Now, Dad wonders if political science had kept pace with medical science these past 223 years, would we be in this same mess now?

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