Headline of the day II: Time to paddle like hell


From the Associated Press:

Expert to Rio athletes: ‘Don’t put your head under water’

Not only are some 1,400 athletes at risk of getting violently ill in water competitions, but the AP’s tests indicate that tourists also face potentially serious health risks on the golden beaches of Ipanema and Copacabana.

And what better excuse for another classic from the great Tom Lehrer, a 1965 song. Just substitute Brazil for American and it applies just as well, including the parts about crime and air pollution:

Tom Lehrer: Pollution

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