This amazing new invention is calibrated from 0 (ain't it the cold truth?) to 10 (540 degrees from reality). Because the quality of bullshit depends on more than its literal relationship to the truth, the Bullshitometer is equipped with an artificial intelligence module that prints out summary explanations of its readings. Let's try it!
First, a quote from GW Bush.
Our enemies never stop thinking of ways to harm our country, and neither do we.
3 The speaker inaccurately credits himself with "thinking."
Let's try another!
It should be our goal as a nation to build a culture of life, where all Americans are valued, welcomed, and protected - and that culture of life must extend to individuals with disabilities.
This GW Bush guy produces interesting output. Let's try him again.
I've also told our friends in Europe that Kyoto would have wrecked our economy. I don't see how you can be president of the United States and agree to an agreement that would have put a lot of people out of work.
10 CAFTA. $100/barrel oil. Florida under water.
Okay then, let's try New York Times ace reporter Judith Miller.
If journalists cannot be trusted to guarantee confidentiality,then journalists cannot function and there cannot be a free press. Your Honor,in this case I cannot break my word just to stay out of jail. The right of civil disobedience based on personal conscience is fundamental to our system and honored throughout our history. . . [She noted that she had covered the war in Iraq, and had lived and worked all over the world.] The freest and fairest societies are not only those with independent judiciaries, but those with an independent press that works every day to keep government accountable by publishing what the government might not want the public to know.11 Look, it goes to eleven!
So, does anybody else want to try it?