The UN Declares War On Asteroids
The United Nations has declared war on asteroids …
What … no resolutions of disapproval? No censures? No sanctions? Nope … they went straight to the baby blue helmets.
According to Scientific American, the left-leaning international assemblage has formed an “International Asteroid Warning Group” aimed at sharing information on the flying space rocks (over 1,000,000 of which have been discovered by scientists).
Not only that the U.N.’s “Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space” (which sounds like something the Klingons would eat for breakfast) has begun to prepare contingency plans for a space mission to intercept potentially harmful asteroids.
As opposed to the friendly ones …
We hate to by cynical about this, but at this point in the evolution of human civilization we’re tempted to root for the asteroids.
Seriously … we know that would put a crimp in Anthony Bourdain’s new “look how condescendingly existential and judgmental I can be in this exotic locale” show, but whatever.
Go asteroids. Boo U.N. Unless of course we draw the role of Tea Leoni’s love interest in this screenplay … in which case we will fire her, cast Charlize Theron instead and get down to some really patriotic lovemaking music from James Horner.