LAST year we named Florida’s Ronda Storms the Creationist Queen of the Florida Senate for her fanatical zeal in promoting one of those anti-science, anti-evolution, pro-creationism bills modeled after the misleadingly-named Academic Freedom Act, promoted by the neo-theocrats at the Discovery Institute’s Center for Science and Culture (a/k/a the Discoveroids).
Well, Rapturous Ronda is back. We present to you, dear reader, some excerpts from Beer bill for Children’s Museum? Yes, but without Storms, which appears in the St. Petersburg Times, deep in the Florida Ark. The bold font was added by us.
This news article isn’t about creationism, but because it’s about Ronda — possibly the most outrageous creationist holding office in the US — we couldn’t resist. There’s something … well, otherworldly about her. Here we go:
Is it a good idea to serve alcohol at a Children’s Museum? That’s the question state Sen. Ronda Storms, R-Valrico, posed at a Hillsborough legislative delegation meeting today.
This is an important issue for someone as divinely inspired as Ronda. Let’s read on:
Museum leaders want a license to serve alcohol during special events at the museum, set to open in downtown Tampa later next year. They’ve asked local lawmakers to take their request via a local bill to Tallahassee, saying it will generate revenue.
Can you guess Ronda’s opinion on this matter? We continue:
“I question the wisdom of saying in order to make money we have to sell booze at the Children’s Museum,” Storms said. “If nobody finds that ironic, well, then I guess I’m on a planet all by myself.”
As we’ve always suspected. Ronda’s unearthly beauty was our first clue. Here’s more:
Her colleagues, though, said they expect museum leaders will exercise good judgment and keep the alcohol limited to fundraising events and private functions, such as weddings and bar mitzvahs.
“I doubt seriously that we’re going to walk into the Children’s Museum and see the Budweiser/Busch display for the children to interact with,” said state Sen. Victor Crist, R-Tampa.
That sounds reasonable. So what happened? Be patient; all will be revealed:
One by one, all of the delegation members voted to back the bill, sponsored by state Rep. Kevin Ambler, R-Tampa.
Storms cast the final vote, saying: “From my own planet, no.”
The article goes on with other legislative news, but nothing of interest to us. After Ronda’s stunning admission that she is not of this Earth, what else could be worth reporting?
And so, dear reader, we leave you with a question: What celestial orb is Ronda’s birth planet?
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