It happened March 19, 2008.

The optical afterglow was 2.5 million times more luminous than the most luminous supernova ever recorded, making it the most intrinsically bright object ever observed by humans in the universe. It was so bright that immediately after the blast, Swift’s UltraViolet and Optical Telescope and X-Ray Telescope indicated they

Not too long ago I posted about not exposing yourself to ridicule at trial, since it’s as effective a rhetorical weapon as any other.

John McCain stepped out of the serious and into the sarcastic — and got burned:

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