This seems illustrative of something. In a post on Slashdot today, in response to McCain backing construction of 45 new nuclear plants by 2030, the editor added

So it finally appears that this discussion is back on the table. I’m curious how Nevada feels about this, as well as the Obama campaign. All it took was $4/gallon gas I guess. When it hits $5 I figure one of the campaigns will start to promote Perpetual Motion.

Apparently they object to nuclear power because it isn’t real.

Well, that clears things up.