Harriett Sherwood’s piece today in The Guardian contains one of the most unintentionally hilarious headlines I’ve seen in a “serious” publication in quite a while – and, its likely that the editors at the satire “news” site, The Onion, are frustrated that they didn’t think of it themselves.

Yes, clearly unmoved by the Lebanese Armed Forces’ heroic but futile attempts yesterday to stave off what can only be described as utterly merciless attacks on Lebanon’s poor, helpless Cedars – and seemingly indifferent to the worldwide outcry by environmentalists – Israel launched another brutal offensive in an attempt to destroy every last remaining remnant of the once proud and prosperous trees (roots, stems, branches, and all!) along their northern border.  The trees had been holding on to dear life since the initial assault yesterday.