February 17th, 2009

Best Two Sentences You’ll Read All Day

by Philip Baruth

From a cheery little article in this morning’s Burlington Free Press, on the latest snafu down in Vernon, this one involving the now-seven-week-old “Slightly” Radioactive Leak That Wouldn’t Die and Rob Williams’s use of the F-word:

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“Engineers at the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant are still trying to stop a pipe from leaking slightly radioactive water. Vermont Yankee spokesman Rob Williams says there have been several attempts to fix the gasket in the 4-inch pipe in the reactor’s clean-out system, but all have failed.”

All have failed, indeed.