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Wednesday, 31 May 2006
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Fill In The Blank Outrage

I'm absolutely outraged!  This is the worst idea I've ever heard of!  We must fight this with every ounce of strength we have!  What are you outraged about?  I'm not sure, let me get back to you on that:

Before President Bush touched down in Pennsylvania Wednesday to promote his nuclear energy policy, the environmental group Greenpeace was mobilizing.

"This volatile and dangerous source of energy" is no answer to the country's energy needs, shouted a Greenpeace fact sheet decrying the "threat" posed by the Limerick reactors Bush visited.

But a factoid or two later, the Greenpeace authors were stumped while searching for the ideal menacing metaphor.

We present it here exactly as it was written, capital letters and all: "In the twenty years since the Chernobyl tragedy, the world's worst nuclear accident, there have been nearly [FILL IN ALARMIST AND ARMAGEDDONIST FACTOID HERE]."

This seems to fit in perfectly with this post from The Confidentials.  If you're a fan of Trodgor the Burninator, then it's a must read, especially this comment.

Via The Agitator.

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