Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News
Sunday, May 13, 2018

It all started with a tweet from the Centers for Disease Control posing a question: "Ticks can be the size of a poppy seed. Can you spot all 5 ticks in this photo?" The attached images from last week showed a poppyseed muffin, that paragon of American breakfast pastries, with no fewer than five blood-sucking arachnids hidden on top. It's part of a CDC effort to warn Americans of tick-borne infections such as Lyme disease that the agency said are on the rise.

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#1 | Posted by ABlock at 2018-05-13 11:27 AM | Reply

Hilarious. I thought it was going to be about how poppy seeds are a form of opiate, and so if you eat poppy seed muffins, you clearly are a heroin addict and a sex pervert.

#2 | Posted by cbob at 2018-05-13 09:04 PM | Reply

#2; Me too. I was thinking Elaine Benes needs redemption on Seinfeld.

#3 | Posted by IndianaJones at 2018-05-14 06:03 PM | Reply

I spotted them.

Good thing I don't eat poppyseed muffins.

#4 | Posted by rstybeach11 at 2018-05-14 06:37 PM | Reply

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