Mar 03 2010

Another Honor For Al Gore

Category: Al Gore,global warming,humoramuzikman @ 11:52 pm

The University of Tennessee has announced it is going to award Al Gore an Honorary Doctor of Laws and Humane Letters in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology because according to University Chancellor, Jimmy Cheek, “Vice President Gore’s career has been marked by visionary leadership, and his work has quite literally changed our planet for the better”.

In keeping with the spirit in which this degree will be awarded I’d like to propose some additional honorary degree candidates:

The Culinary Institute of America should nominate Hannibal Lechter for an Honorary Doctorate in the Culinary Arts for his “passionate dedication to exploring new culinary possibilities combining fava beans, chianti and human organs”.

The Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government should nominate Julius and Ethel Rosenberg for an Honorary Doctorate in International Development for their “unswerving commitment to world peace through open international trade and free exchange of technology”.

The USC School of Cinematic Arts should nominate Larry Flynt for an Honorary Doctorate in Film & Television Production for his “body of work celebrating group copulatory interpretive movement”.

The Cleveland Institute of Art should nominate Charles Manson for the Sharon Tate Honorary Doctorate in Biomedical Art/Interior Design for his “bold, fresh and daring integrated use of human blood as both interior design element, artistic-political statement, and Beatles tribute.”

Fuller Theological Seminary should nominate Madelyn Murray O’Hair for an Honorary Doctorate in Practical Theology for her “lifelong activism related to the subject of the theological equivalent of the unified field theory”.

The Claremont Graduate University, Peter F. Drucker and Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management should nominate Bernie Madoff for the P.T. Barnum Honorary Doctoral degree in Financial Engineering for his “proven commitment to wealth redistribution and contributions to the Obama model of economic justice”.

As for the University of Tennessee I only wish they had their tongues firmly planted in the esteemed Chancellor Cheek.  In light of recent disclosures concerning the reliability of anthropogenic global warming data the truth of this latest accolade for Al Gore is more bizarre than anything that could be imagined.

6 Responses to “Another Honor For Al Gore”

  1. bazzbo says:

    APU School of Theology should bestow a degree on Benny Hinn
    for a ‘visionary alternative interpretation of scripture’

    “Adam was a super-being when God created him.”
    Benny Hinn

  2. innermore says:

    You want a bazaar unimaginable accolade for Al Gore? Check out the last paragraph in this article.

  3. Rodcat1 says:

    How about a Nobel Peace Prize for President Oba…oh wait, some idiot already did that. Maybe the University of Illinois could give Barack an honorary Ph.d. in Economic Theory for his work in “Effective Innovations in US Economic Policy”

  4. Mr. Music Lover says:

    Another honor for Al Gore and a dishonor for the University of Tennessee.

  5. neon lights for cars says:

    Well, at least Al Gore is correct with regards to global warming, correct? Or was he? He says it was human-caused, not just the planet’s normal cycle over 1000′s of years. Ya think?

  6. amuzikman says:

    well, uh…

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