When U.S.A's ex-Sen. Ted Stevens (R-Alaska) dismissed the "Intranets" as "Just a series of tubes" some observers wondered if his reach had exceeded his grasp as the Chair of the Ways and Means Committee.
Now, our Kooky Kanuck, Minister of Science and Technology, Gary Goodyear (Con-Cambridge) explains specieal evolution in terms of solar variables, concrete and high-heeled shoes.
In this he fits perfectly with the great intellectual wits of Harpoon's cabinet, dim-, dumb-, half-, fuck- and nit-.
Someone should remind him, that where the rubber hits the road, a little Vulcanization is useful.
Beam us up, Scotty!