|Asteroid Impact Alert Level*|
Your challenge, gentle reader, generate similar wise-apple comments to a real or fictitous story. (Please keep it clean!)
Here is a sample comments on the above story.
Subject: We’re not going to be hit by an asteroid in 11 years (Spread the word.)
“However we hope by keeping the public and media informed of this kind of issue, as it is unfolding rather than after the fact, we can promote the process of asteroid detection, tracking and risk assessment.”
“We want to make sure funding is secure by provoking public mass hysteria on matters that can neither be controlled nor accurately forecast.
I wondered why we’d lowered the “Asteroid Alert Level”
to Yellow this morning..
Yeah, turns out one of the other asteroids we had in custody
on Guantanamo was deceiving NASA in their interrogations.
The British government has learned that “Asteroid 2003 QQ47”
recently sought significant quantities of uranium from Africa.
When asked to comment, Comical Ali replied, “The holy asteroid will smite the Infidels where they are, somewhere in Kuwait! It will fall no where NEAR Baghdad!”
(* credit for the Asteroid Alert Level goes to Jeff Miller.)