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Mon., April 13, 2009, 2:26 p.m.

Spokane blowing up squirrels…

This has nothing whatsoever to do with politics, and yet I'm quite confident it will be my best-read post of several today:

Plagued by ground squirrels at Spokane's Finch Arboretum, the city's parks and recreation folks have strapped on their Rodenator Pro, a device that pumps propane and air into a tunnel, then triggers an explosion that apparently knocks rodents dead and sends dirt flying.

But this video really says it all, particularly starting at about the 90-second mark when Ed's heartfelt passion for anti-rodent combat really comes to the fore.

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