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Armageddonion

Bad AstronomyBy Phil PlaitFeb 2, 2011 10:53 PM

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The Onion, if you've spent the last twenty years floating in deep space somewhere and don't know, is a brilliant satirical newspaper. They sometimes tackle issues near and dear to me, so how could I not link to the article "Republicans Vote to Repeal Obama-Backed Bill That Would Destroy Asteroid Headed to Earth"? The thing is, I suspect a lot of folks will think this is serious (Poe's law, anyone?). Which, come to think of it, will say a lot about the state of partisan politics today.

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