"We are all psyched up for a big explosion", said NASA administrator Michael Griffin. "If the asteroid doesn't hit then the American people will be disappointed. Therefore, we will send a small part of our nuclear arsenal to the red planet so we can see the big Kaboom!"
Editor's note: Heck - It should work - and ought get the media distracted from the ill-planned air safety plan rollout. After all, Anna Nicole's death saved NASA from additional bad Lisa Nowak news.