There were considerable signs that the proposal was put together quickly ...
Lisa: Look at all these great ideas for preventing crime! I know they're oversimplified and can't possibly work, but wow!
Marge: Hmmm, if only we didn't already have a precrime solution.
Bart: Speaking of precrime, I don't care about precrime. I'll meet you ladies back here in half an hour.
(Poster on wall of Nelson's bedroom: "Nuke the whales.")
Lisa [to Nelson]: "Nuke the whales?"
Nelson: "Gotta nuke somethin'."
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