Shortly after the 9/11 tragedies, my sick humor was perking again. Following today's cartoon hoaxes that crippled our fair burg, it is time to recharge the electrons.
Universal Hub has a grand recap, replete with images of the offending suspicious critters. It followed up with the likely culprits. It kind of makes you wonder how they'll react if there is a real threat.
Here, in the Hub of the Universe, we can't let our long track record of being a non-target lull us. I offer the apparently funny-only-to-me We build 'em, but they don't come from five and one-half years ago.
The Globe, Herald, and Phoenix wouldn't buy it or run it otherwise. I like to think it adheres too closely to reality and is too inflammatory. Maybe it just isn't funny.
Next Day Follow-Up: Amidst the bellowing and garment rending, Ryan's Take puts it all in perspective. Let's not be too silly here.
Continuing, Logrolling Follow-Up: I see that Uncle over at Scratches has weighed and found wanting. He has a great assignment of blame and ridicule here.
Tags: massmarrier, Boston, hoax, homeland security, overreaction