Second, Ron Paul sees the sitch, goes AH HELL NO and takes action. Sort of.
Third, the confirmation hearings go...poorly.
Fourth, there's balloon-blimp action. (And that's NOT a euphemism for anything, you sickos!)
Finally, everyone -- who has a talent for it -- lives happily ever after.
I roared repeatedly. (I also said "The in-jokes have come home to roost.") Thank you, Randall Munroe. And by the way, how the hell did I manage never to run into you at Pi-Con?
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