Friday, February 15, 2013

We're in Better Hands with Bruce Willis

I'm surprised I did not see it coming. This afternoon Charles Cooper filed a story with the following opening paragraph on the Cutting Edge division of CNET News:
Nothing like news of an asteroid suddenly slamming into western Siberia to arouse the folks in Washington from their preoccupation with political blood sport. So it is that the Science, Space, and Technology Committee now plans to hold a hearing soon "to examine ways to better identify and address asteroids that pose a potential threat to Earth."
As they say, all it takes is a shiny thing to distract the short attention span of a weak mind!

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