As I hastily shove the metaphorical dirty dishes into the dishwasher
ETA: Turns out the same post was also linked by Cosmic Variance. (thanks for the tip, Rachel!). So welcome also Cosmic Variance readers! I don't think there have ever been so many physicists and politicos over here, separately or combined. Here, have some leftover Halloween candy!
Also, if you've a mind to, it's not too late to donate to the efforts to defeat Proposition 8. It's really important. Thanks.