Mistakes all around

Their mistake was messing with the writers of the Daily Show:

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They made a mistake messing with the occupant of this desk:

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(Images from NOVA's Judgment Day, I'm the desk's current occupant.)
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Alas, their only mistake was living in the path of this monster:
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Now's a good time to donate to your favorite aid organization. I happen to favor Oxfam. Watch Chris's coverage for updates on Sidr's path across the subcontinent.

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