The Onion captures the not-terribly-well-submerged feelings…

of an awful lot of our population planner types.

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  • Spastic Hedgehog

    There was just an article that came up on the yahoo homepage yesterday like this. It asked “Why is everything getting more expensive” and the answer was “There are too many people — and it’s only going to get worse!”

  • deiseach

    When did “The Onion” become a reliable news source? Or rather, I should say, when did reality turn “The Onion” into a reliable news source? Because I can imagine several bioethicists nodding their heads in agreement with the idea :-(

  • Ellen

    I know people who think that. Of course they are too important to be on the list of who is expendable.

  • astorian

    The only thing I’m not sure of is whether the Onion writer THINKS he’s ridculing population control enthusiasts or simply stating what he really believes in a comical way.

    • Noah D

      Problem is, nowadays it’s hard to parody population control enthusiasts.

  • Will

    When I first saw the heading, I thought you said “Obama”.