Posted BY: Zero Hedge

On Thursday, four people were hit in a freak lightning strike while visiting Lafayette Park in Washington DC, located directly across from the White House. Three died.

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For context, around 20 people are killed by lightning in the United States every year, making these three deaths (around 14% of the annual number) quite the freak accident, not to mention the weirdness of where they died.

Reuters, however, would like to sear global warming into the national psyche as the key takeaway.

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