The Lead Story in This Week’s Onion

“Al Gore Places Infant Son In Rocket To Escape Dying Planet”

Leave it to The Onion to find humor in global climate change:

On his new planet, Kal-Al’s Earth physiology will react to the radiation of a differently colored sun, causing him to develop abilities far beyond those of mortal men,” political analyst Sig Schuster said. “He will be faster than a speeding Prius, stronger than the existing Superfund program, and able to leap mountains of red tape in a single bound. These superpowers will sustain him in his never-ending battle against conservatives, wealthy industrialists, and other environmental supervillains.

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