Friend: The Vogons were misunderstood.
Me: Are you kidding me?
Friend: They wrote poetry.
Me: The Vogons destroyed the planet Earth to make way for an intergalactic bypass. Even accounting for the questionable value of Vogon poetry, how, by any stretch of the imagination, can this action be redeemed? That’s genocide! That’s like Saddam gassing the Kurds!
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