Things are getting to serious.Â Things are getting too depressing.Â I need some news from a real news source.Â Failing that, how about The Onion?
ÂObama Outfitted With 238 Motion Capture Sensors For 3-D Record Of Presidency
March 3, 2009 | Issue 45Â•10
WASHINGTON-In what is being hailed as a breakthrough in the field of historical record-keeping, the National Archives announced Monday that it would immediately begin outfitting Barack Obama's chest, limbs, and face with an array of motion capture sensors for use in preserving a 3-D account of his time as president.
"The presidency of Mr. Obama is truly a landmark event, and I can think of no better way to honor it than with this $2.5 billion advanced digital- imaging project," acting archivist Adrienne Thomas told reporters. "Not only will our sensors provide unprecedented moment-to-moment documentation of a sitting U.S. president, but they will also give the American people the breathtaking realism and seamless layer animation they have come to expect."