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The Sciences

National Voodoo Day

Cosmic VarianceBy Mark TroddenSeptember 9, 2005 7:21 AM

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This just in. President Bush has declared Monday, September 12, to be a national day of voodoo, on which Americans are urged to make small doll-like representations of hurricane Katrina, and then to stick pins into it, thus crippling it and all future storms. The President specifically stresses that poking the hurrricane in the eye is particularly effective. In other news, President Bush has also declared September 16th a national day of prayer. Finally some real help!

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