The "news" papers are the parody we've been waiting for.
However, as beautiful as it was, the early bloom is a grim reminder of the threats that the iconic Tidal Basin faces from a changing climate. Already, the basin floods and inundates the famous trees' roots daily, and this will only worsen as the planet warms. Estimates show that within 50 years, high tide will rise an additional 6 inches, which is entirely unsustainable. --WaPo quoted at Planet Moron
Better get your last will and testament in order--and those of your children and grand-children, while you're at it.
By the way: read the entire post at Planet Moron. He doesn't write often, but when he does......it's great.