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Brilliant.  How did Bush manage to turn the world around so that the asteroid hits France rather than the USA?

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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Sun Aug 31st, 2008 at 04:34:46 AM EST
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It's far from certain that the thing in the picture would hit France. Taking the rotation of the Earth into account, I'd guess that it'd hit the Atlantic... Of course, if you're being hit by a chunck of rock the size of a small continent, it doesn't really much matter where it lands...

- Jake

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by JakeS (JangoSierra 'at' gmail 'dot' com) on Sun Aug 31st, 2008 at 06:13:36 AM EST
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... it looks like its already heading to the middle of the Atlantic, so including rotation of the earth, obviously heading to Washington DC.

All George W did was order a camera angle from the satellite that made it look like it was heading to France. Camera angles, that he understands. Trajectories and which direction the earth orbits, not so much.

I've been accused of being a Marxist, yet while Harpo's my favourite, it's Groucho I'm always quoting. Odd, that.

by BruceMcF (agila61 at netscape dot net) on Sun Aug 31st, 2008 at 08:44:31 PM EST
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You're applying logic to the Europe is Doomed™ argument.

Stylistically though, if I used a picture up of east Asia and a asteroid about to hit, then many casual observers would wonder why Europe is Doomed™ when there's a picture of China there?

by Magnifico on Sun Aug 31st, 2008 at 12:10:41 PM EST
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A picture of East Asia or North America would've jibed with the Europe. Is. DoomedTM meme, but then it would've been too much of an inside joke.

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by Drew J Jones (pedobear@pennstatefootball.com) on Sun Aug 31st, 2008 at 10:22:58 PM EST
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