With anger over hunting photos already spiking thanks to Texas Tech cheerleader/trophy-hunter Kendall Jones, a Facebook jokester decided to post an image of Steven Spielberg with a downed triceratops from Jurassic Park.
"Disgraceful photo of recreational hunter happily posing next to a Triceratops he just slaughtered. Please share so the world can name and shame this despicable man," Jay Branscomb joked in the caption.
Inevitably, a handful of readers missed the joke and excoriated the "disgusting, inhumane prick" in the comments:
Although comments like these were in the minority, they gave rise to something worse: People sarcastically pretending not to get it, followed by another wave of people who missed that sarcasm and started meta-trolling the supposed dumb-dumbs. Nearly 6,000 painful comments later, it's the perfect Facebook trainwreck. You don't want to stare, but you can't look away.
Bonus points to everyone who wrote that the animatronic dinosaur was "obviously Photoshopped." Practical effects wizard Stan Winston is rolling over in his grave.
Yes, I know wizards aren't real, it was a... you know what? Fuck it. Shut down the internet. We're done here.