Sometimes humor just captures the gravity of the problem so much better than yet another news segment on what a fine job we humans are doing of destroying our wonderful home. The Onion gets that. Masked behind their witty, fake news stories are real issues.
Take, for example, these four funny drought-related stories recently published by The Onion:
“Our trainers are going to flip them over about once an hour to help their bodies stay moist.” http://t.co/pyzhz2nRZs pic.twitter.com/0FpXIIjfXH
— The Onion (@TheOnion) April 7, 2015
Would not be surprised if that were true.
“Our own country has enough water in its Vanilla Coke Zero to fill Lake Michigan.” http://t.co/Ufqbl8irsM pic.twitter.com/m8k9kN7uqy
— The Onion (@TheOnion) April 3, 2015
Again, probably not far off from the truth.
Disneyland will no longer provide fire hoses for visitors to turn on costumed characters http://t.co/Hv2e9RzplK pic.twitter.com/pQnlcZnL2b
— The Onion (@TheOnion) April 2, 2015
I guess we really all do have to make sacrifices during the drought.
California Officials Assure Residents There Still Plenty Of Other Natural Resources To Waste http://t.co/4m1lFa37zC pic.twitter.com/Lwp0k4jsZC — The Onion (@TheOnion) April 6, 2015
See! There’s always a silver lining.
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