Today we read about a man who shot off his finger in an attempt to remove a wart. It's Red State Medicare! Dizzy8 offered a better solution:

It is an odd legacy from growing up in the middle of nowhere, with a lot of guns around, that my first thought after "What a moron," was, "He should have shot the gun, and then held the hot barrel on the wart to burn it off."

MissD.Meaner notes that this shotgun wart removal is not without its deficits:

Not recommended as a solution to genital warts

Don't shoot off your wart to spite your private part, kids. [Image via Shutterstock]