Gore-Onion.jpgStaying on my “Onion” theme for the week, this hilarious picture of Al Gore loading his child onto a rocket ship to escape Earth’s collapsing ecosystem–a la the story line in “Superman”–is hilarious, poking fun at the most serious and outspoken critic of man’s inaction in the face of the global warming threat. But all kidding aside, as a good risk manager, isn’t it better to be safe than sorry with an exposure potentially this huge?

The Onion’s July 30 lead story was a hoot. It reported that the former vice president, “who for the past three decades has unsuccessfully attempted to warn humanity of the coming destruction of our planet, only to be mocked and derided by the very people he has tried to save, launched his infant son into space…in the faint hope that his only child would reach the safety of another world.”

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