A Useless Appendage?

What does the human appendix have to do with Iraq, interrogations, and the U.S. Constitution? Quite a lot, it turns out.

Submitted for your fascination: Doctors just now think they have come up with the function of the appendix.

In a similarly fascinating story, the American executive branch just now claims it knows the function of the Geneva Conventions.

Which explanation do you want first?

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1 comment:

Donald Douglas said...

"Enabling this was a procession of yes men and yes women who abandoned all introspection about likely blowback and international embarrassment."

I can figure out the rest of the piece right there...