I’m not sure which is the stronger sign that Armageddon is at hand: the Swine Flu outbreak or the increasingly surreal reactions to this pandemic du jour.
Exhibits A, B and C:
– In Israel, the Deputy Health Minister refuses to use the term “Swine Flu,” preferring “Mexico Flu” instead…
– Conservative media pundits are blaming Mexican immigrants for spreading the disease across the border…
– Perhaps most alarmingly, the Mexican premiere of “Wolverine” has been postponed due to concerns about “Hugh Jackman’s welfare.”
Not to make light of an admittedly serious situation, but does anyone else notice how unmitigated fear almost inevitably gives rise to “you can’t make this stuff up” style irony?
ya gotta love the stoic cow!
This flu is something to pay attention to. Wash you hands frequently and thoroughly.
And stay vell