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January 2, 2013

Dave Barry’s Year in Review 2012

December ... there is much fiscal-cliff drama in Washington as Congress and the White House —

after months of engaging in cynical posturing and political gamesmanship while putting off hard decisions about a dangerous crisis that everyone knew was coming — finally get serious about working together to come up with a way to appear to take decisive action without actually solving anything.... In science news, physicists announce that they think they might have discovered a totally new tiny invisible particle, named the “Weems foomple,” which the scientists say could be even more important than the Higgs boson, although to be absolutely certain that it truly exists they say they are going to need, quote, “billions more research dollars,” as well as “a large boat.” -- - The Washington Post

Posted by gerardvanderleun at January 2, 2013 12:27 PM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.