In times of desperation, common sense goes out the window.
Of course, Nate has a lot of experience with that. Like grandfather, like grandson.
One might say it is indescribable.
Some context for this strip for those that did not understand:
“Ents are a race of beings in J. R. R. Tolkien’s fantasy world Middle-earth who closely resemble trees. They are similar to the talking trees in folklore around the world. Their name is derived from the Old English word for giant.”
That certainly backfired.
Perhaps not legendary, but certainly notorious.
A remarkably stupid move for someone of his intellect.
The situations themselves are not exactly comparable, but their repetitiveness are.