In 1994, the US Air Force was thinking of spending $7.5m on a bomb to turn enemy soldiers gay.
That is the stupidest idea the military has come up with since the atomic hand grenade. It destroyed everything within a 300 yard radius but you could only throw it 50 yards.
The 7.5 million was just a down payment. Had the “gay bomb” been approved for funding the usual cost over runs would have brought the funding up to 7.5 BILLION in no time!
The scientifically impossible I do right away
The spiritually miraculous takes a bit longer
The News Quiz had great fun with this. “Why do they think fighting is incompatible with ability to accessorise?” pondered Sandi Toksvig.
“That bayonet, with that rifle? I do’t think so….”
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