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Global Warming: We May Get More Droughts, But At Least They’ll Be SEXY!

Posted by Clem Bastow on July 7, 2008

Now, I am aware that stories on the front pages of newspapers’ online portals need to catch the eye of the reader in order to secure the all-important click-throughs and page impressions. But in the instance of this story’s front page image (the piece is about how, at the rate we’re going, Victoria could soon experience drought in three out of every four years), surely something shocking like sheep dying or dry, cracked riverbeds would be more appropriate than this:

Then again, maybe I’m being too hard on those poor TheAge.com.au photo editors. Because when I think of “droughts”, I know I think of hot, oiled-up chicks, sunning themselves on the beach.

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2 Responses to “Global Warming: We May Get More Droughts, But At Least They’ll Be SEXY!”

  1. billyjoebob said

    i, for one, welcome our new, hot, oiled up overlords.

  2. oh goodness… you’re definitely not being too hard on them… good catch on this – i can’t believe that photo.

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