More than 100,000 desperate folks wish to move to Mars and never come back. They've even paid an application fee, so they must be serious.
Imagine if CNN, the most trusted name in news, decided to report on the disappearance of a bottle of window cleaner from a nursing home supply closet. We would first be told it was really several gallons and possibly radioactive, and that window cleaner can be used to build a bomb. And that would be just the start.