First, the conspiracy:

Then, the embarrassment:

And in case you are not freaked out enough …

Comments

  1. #1 Peter Gleick
    January 30, 2014

    Despair for humanity.

  2. #2 Larry Oliver
    United States
    January 30, 2014

    Agreed Peter. I can only take comfort in the fact that the US Population represents less than 5% of the world, so there may be hope that the 95% still have active brain cells functioning.

  3. #3 Greg Laden
    January 30, 2014

    For a long time Americans were told that Canadians and Australians were more sensible.

    That didn’t exactly work out.

  4. #4 Christopher Cooke
    Canada
    January 30, 2014

    For a long time, Canadians and Australians were told that we were more sensible. We rested on our laurels, and we’re so very, very sorry.

  5. #5 BobFromLI
    January 31, 2014

    Canadians and Australians ARE more sensible. Both regulate the sale and possession of guns. Unfortunately, one of them gave us Justin Bieber.

  6. #6 Smarter Than Your Average Bear
    January 31, 2014

    And then we elected Stephen Harper and we are ever, ever, ever so sorry. The only good thing I can say about him is that his, and his party’s,ratings are plummeting faster the the Loonie. 2015 when we get to kick his lot out of office can not come soon enough.

  7. #7 Lars
    January 31, 2014

    I would say that it was very sensible to give you Justin Bieber (and Mark Steyn – hey, you’re welcome).
    Underhanded, but sensible.

  8. #8 zackoz
    January 31, 2014

    Just to join in the “sorries”, sorry we gave you Ken Ham!

    On the other hand, we’re not sorry to lose him.

  9. #9 LM
    Texas
    February 7, 2014

    the only good part about all of this was the last video at 3:30 where the guy has a hissy fit and groans aaarrrrrrrggggggghhhhh like a pirate. Everyone else needs to take remedial science class for 10 year olds

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