“Y’all Didn’t Think That One Through, Did You?” Lunar Edition

Posted by on 9 July 2013

The Hill is reporting that two Representatives (Donna Edwards, D-MD, and Eddie Bernice Johnson, D-TX) are proposing the establishment of a National Park on the moon.

Yes, the moon.

Clearly, they’re unfamiliar with the Outer Space Treaty, which forbids a government from claiming any land upon the moon (undoubtedly, this is why they’re Representatives, not Senators–treaties are ratified by the Senate, not the House).  Even without that, though, there’s an important practical issue:

How are we going to get a park ranger out there?

One Response to “Y’all Didn’t Think That One Through, Did You?” Lunar Edition

  1. Dale Spencer

    Knowing the way our government works, the first thing they would do is build a series of fire watch towers.

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