Democratic candidate for Congress Brianna Wu is warning that SpaceX’s plan to head to the moon next year…

…is a threat to the whole planet. For real:

You see, Wu is afraid this private corporation will start mining the moon and then use giant rocks to threaten Earth (she deleted this tweet):

Earth is also vulnerable in other ways:

And as a representative, this means she’ll fund NASA which will save us from moon terrorism:

An astronomer doubted her claims, but that didn’t stop Wu from arguing with him:

Wu then told the astronomer to “do the math.” LOLOL:

Wu later doubled-down:

And blamed any criticism on her being a woman:

Sorry, but no. As a candidate for Congress, Wu is open to the same exact mocking as say Newt Gingrich when he said crazy things about the moon. Some examples:


Editor’s note: We’ve corrected a typo in the headline.