COMEDY

This What World Like Now

04/16/2013 11:50 am ET | Updated Jun 16, 2013
The Onion

BOSTON--After Monday's horrific terror attack at the Boston Marathon that killed three and left hundreds injured, officials confirmed Tuesday that the bombings and senseless violence that followed occurred primarily because this is the kind of world we live in now.

According to reports, this is an age when, in an instant, two explosions can go off in rapid succession in a major urban center, disrupt the lives of thousands, and terrify hundreds of millions. In addition, those familiar with the situation went on to note that going through one's day-to-day life with the uneasy feeling that a devastating act of violence could happen with little rhyme or reason is "just how it is now."

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