Mitt Romney Campaigns According to the Rules of Quantum Mechanics, Says Times Op-Ed
Rebecca Boyle
at 02:02 AM Apr 3 2012
 Mitt Romney Campaigns According to the Rules of Quantum Mechanics, Says Times Op-Ed
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Much the same way that light is both a particle and a wave, Mitt Romney is both a moderate and a conservative, all at the same time. And just as the act of observing a particle's state cannot be untangled from the outcome of the observation,Mitt Romney holds all political positions at once, until such time as he is asked to state an opinion. This is from a superb op-ed in the Sunday New York Times: "A Quantum Theory of Mitt Romney."

We have already pondered the ways in which Romney, the GOP front-runner in terms of money and delegates, is like a robot in Uncanny Valley. But this is even more appropriate: Romney is an example of quantum physics. The Times even has a Feynman diagram of a Romney encountering an anti-Romney, in which the result is annihilation of the Romneys, leaving behind an electron and a $20 bill.

The piece explains the concept of quantum campaigning, which is different from what you might call classical or Newtonian campaigning, in which gaffes and Tea Party outside forces are required to change party inertia. The realm of quantum campaigning is much more bizarre, rife with duality and antiparticles and entanglement and multiRomneys.

Please read this article.

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