The first eagle got itself stuck in a storm drain, and its friend is providing cover. It’s an apt metaphor, and it might just be proof that we’re living in a computer simulation and the programmers have decided to mess with us just to see what happens.
Let’s hope the metaphor continues: the stuck eagle was eventually freed.
Thanks to Mark Jaquith for this article’s title! The old title was “This bald eagle stuck in a Florida storm drain is the perfect metaphor for America’s current situation”.