More than a few totalitarian regimes have adopted systems of dating that essentially start counting their reign from year 0, and work their way up.Â Â Well, it seems that Pennsylvania State Representative Jewell Williams would line up to go along with such a scheme:
Perhaps B.O. & A.O. are not far off? Yesterday, Rep. Jewell Williams (D-Philadelphia) began a presentation on the House floor by stating it was â€˜2009, in the year of Obamaâ€™.Â The Republican side was stunned to say the least. House Minority Rep. Sam Smith (R-Jefferson) attempted to correct the record â€“ stating that the proper designation was Anno Domini 2009 â€“ in the year or our Lord.
To which Williams responded “And the difference is?”Â I kid, I kid, but you kind of have to wonder.