Did you hear Republicans took control of the House of Representatives, plan to repeal health care reform and cut discretionary spending (most likely from places like the National Institutes of Health)?

Well, as a result I suppose for the time being (at least until the 2012 election) we’ll have to rely on ourselves a bit more  when it comes to our health, like, you know, eating more fruit.

Alas, it seems that one of my most beloved fruits -- bananas -- are under attack by a fungus known as Tropical Race 4, a.k.a. “the HIV of bananas.” First health care, now bananas. What next?

Stephen Colbert has some suggestions:

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