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July 02, 2013

Russian Proton-M Rocket Crashes Spectacularly, Destroying $200 Million in Payload

Alternative title: Second-Tier Blogger ponders how many things are perfect metaphors for Obama and ObamaCare.

Russia's Proton-M rocket is now grounded due to multiple embarrassing failures.

An unmanned Proton-M crashed shortly after blasting off on Monday (July 1), destroying three navigation satellites worth a total of nearly $200 million. The incident marked the fifth major Proton launch failure since December 2010.

Thanks to rickl.

Below, the video. It's loud, but loud in a good way. Maybe watch it with good speakers if you have one those archaic desktop computers. There are no deaths or injuries I'm aware of.

Which makes this less of a perfect metaphor for ObamaCare.


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