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More Slaveholding WASPS Discovered

Awesome story:

Newly Discovered Wasp Species Enslaves Spiders

Spiders spend a lot of time crafting their webs in hopes of making a meal out of all manner of winged insect–but a recently discovered species of wasp is found to use the spider’s engineering prowess to it’s own advantage. Through a not yet understood chemical process, the wasps are able to, quite literally, enslave the unsuspecting spiders to build a nest for their larva, and after all that hard work, become their first meal. Sure, it seems pretty dastardly, but researchers say it’s evolution.

Please choose your own Obamacare analogy.

Jonah Goldberg — Jonah Goldberg holds the Asness Chair in Applied Liberty at the American Enterprise Institute and is a senior editor of National Review. His new book, The Suicide of The West, is on sale now.

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