March 21st, 2011

My Widdle Bwain

Because It Made Me Snerk

"Despite unhelpful contradictory comments from some overseas nuclear regulators, the World Health Organisation backed the Japanese authorities, saying "These recommendations are in line with those based on accepted public health expertise.""

(From here)

Yup. Sorry guys, that would be us. Unhelpful. Not sure what bizarre bee flew up someone's bonnet that's made the US response to the whole Fukushima thing into a total (and uncalled-for) panic scene, but there you go. Everyone else says 20 km is fine, but we have to go overboard and pull back 300 miles.