Pope Benedict XVI announced Monday that he would resign Feb. 28 - the first pontiff to do so in nearly 600 years. The decision sets the stage for a conclave to elect a new pope before the end of March.
Point: if having THIS nincompoop the one that manages our nuclear arsenal doesn't scare the bejeezus out of you, noting will . he's gonna need a damned site more than his glasses to get through this ... but then again, the "approval" process is mostly a function of Republican judgement and EVERYONE knows they don't give a tinker's damn about any impact of the American people . besides, "...Moniz is a nuclear physicist ... Chu is a Nobel Prize-winning physicist ..." and Perry has it on good authority that pics screw to make piglets . so we all ought to rest comfortably with this intellectual giant at the helm ... besides, what the hell could go wrong?