The Onion is a satirical news source. It’s humour. Their “reports” can be very realistic, they have a kernel of truth, so I won’t be the only one who is sometimes taken in by one of their news reports.
This one fooled me for a while – Republicans Vote To Repeal Obama-Backed Bill That Would Destroy Asteroid Headed For Earth. After all, look at the behaviour of some US Republican politicians, and especially the Tea Party, on the climate change issue. Or health reform. Continue reading