By now, you’ve probably heard about the massive explosion in Beirut, Lebanon. Details are still sketchy as to exactly what happened, but that hasn’t stopped some people from wild speculation.

Take former ESPN NBA reporter Chris Palmer, for example:

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Let him elaborate:

“No question.” Except maybe a few questions.

Yeah, we’d say so.

Yeah, but Chris said it was a nuke. And who are we to question his expertise?


Yeah, but where’s the fun in that?

Editor’s note: This post has been updated with additional text and a screenshot.