It's the call of Cthulu - he's holding on line two
The ocean is a scary, scary place and frankly, we should just leave monsters alone to do whatever they do under there. It was better when they didn't know we existed and our two civilizations lived in ignorant peace. Now I suppose Bush is going to want to declare some War on Tentacles (Or, GSOUND - Global Struggle Over Underwater Necrotizing Death-machines) and there'll be a draft and Republicans will win California by preying on their fears of an underwater grave. Hold out, west coasters!