Missile Defense System Fails Again!
An interceptor rocket never lifts off during the first trial run in two years.
It's a good read in today's LA Times. (get password at bugmenot.com) If I was so inclined, I could write a whole comedy sketch for Jay Leno on this. But I tell you, the article has quite a bit of hilarity built right into it:
"Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld acknowledged that more research would be needed to make the system work, but called criticisms of the technology a "red herring.bwahahahhahahaha
"We have no intention of deploying something that doesn't work, but what the definition of 'work' is, is terribly important," Rumsfeld said"