Nailed: The Onion reveals wind industry plot to change Earth's orbit
With characteristic bravado, America's foremost news source, The Onion, blew the whistle yesterday on a nefarious wind industry plot to destabilize the Earth's orbit by building "thousands of propellers" that "make things move."
Relying on a group of impeccable sources including the "American Coal Lobby," "some leading scientists at Coal University," "the environmental activist group Americans for Mining-Based Energy," "a recent Center for Coal Policy conference in the Bahamas" (do I detect a theme here?) and even an upcoming documentary film, "Terminal Gust," a panel of experts unanimously agreed the danger is real and requires immediate action. As one panelist noted, "Wind slips through your fingers--it's dishonest!"
(One wind industry insider, speaking on ...