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Tag: global annihilation

Dec.
20th

Apocalypse now? And miss out on the fiscal cliff?

This editorial will appear in Friday’s print edition.

So far, so good.

If you’re reading this on Friday, it means the Mayan Apocalypse has not come to pass – yet. But the day is young. There’s still time for the Earth’s magnetic field to flip, a supervolcano to erupt or the hitherto invisible planet Nibiru to collide with ours.

We’re going out on a limb and assume that if nothing’s happened by now, we’re likely home-free.

Most people undoubtedly will be glad that this isn’t their last day. But we suspect some are starting to get a little antsy about now, like the guy who figured he didn’t have to go Christmas shopping with the world ending and all, or the woman who maxxed out all her credit cards because she’d never have to pay them off, right? Welcome to your low, low credit rating, ma’am.
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