My good friend Raymond Chen (okay, I don't really know him) has also posted not only about Michael Goodspaceguy Nelson for US Senate, but some of the other insane candidates in the Washington primary. All of my favorites are there! Goodspaceguy, Mike the Mover, the 120-year-old man complaining about Communists taking over America, and the guy with the penny obsession.
The Old New Thing: It is as if our leaders have not been educated in orbital space colonization
Update: Fixed link.