OK, it is the Onion ... but it is worth reflecting on a bit.
WASHINGTON—Saying there were no other options remaining and that continued intervention would only prolong the nation’s suffering, experts concluded Tuesday that the best course of action is to keep the United States as comfortable as possible until the end.That is what America is about these days, right? Comfort, ease, security, entertainment, feeling good about ourselves ...
Since I'm a broken record on the Moon Landing, I really liked this section:
“We just need to remember all the good times we had,” Fischer continued. “Like the moon landing—that was really nice, wasn’t it?”
Many of those with close ties to the United States said they were having difficulty coming to terms with the country’s imminent passing, but that letting it go peacefully was ultimately for the best.
“At one point, I would’ve done anything if it meant having America around for just a little longer, but I can’t watch it slowly waste away like this anymore,” said Tampa, FL resident Kathy Muniz, adding that it “breaks [her] heart” when she sees how hard the U.S. struggles to put on a brave face and pretend that everything is fine. “The kindest thing now is to just do what we can to keep the nation’s spirits up while nature takes its course.”
“Really, I think any country in America’s position would want the same,” Muniz added.It seems like this may be the best theme for elections in 2016 ... Trump vs Sanders, get this over in a hurry!
One way or another!
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