China Suggests Its Smog Problem is Actually Good for National Defense
What's that saying-if life gives you lemons, make lemonade? Well, how about when decades of destroying the
The idea, of course, is that if the smog is thick enough to be seen from space, it's also thick enough to keep pesky Capitalists from aiming their missiles appropriately. Missile guidance, infrared rays, and lasers could all be hindered by the blanket of smog, the paper reported, pointing out that soldiers from the Federal Republic of Yugoslovia used smoke from burning tires to hamper NATO air strikes during the Kosovo War.
Yet, as our friends at Gawker pointed out , the Federal Republic of Yugoslovia does not exist anymore because NATO found a way through the smoke and mirrors after all (although it probably did have the effect of misdirecting some bombs and thus killing some civilians).
This doesn't mean that China's going to continue to
let the smog give kids cancer
prevent the country from spying on its own citizens