Take Two Johnny Mnemonics and Call Me in the Morning"
"The spacecraft has apparently been taken over – 'conqured' if you will – by a master race of giant space ants. It's difficult to tell from this vantage point whether they will consume the captive earth men or merely enslave them. One thing is for certain: there is no stopping them; the ants will soon be here. And I for one welcome our new insect overlords. I'd like to remind them that as a trusted TV personality I could be helpful in rounding up others to toil in their underground sugar caves." – Kent Brockman
So here's a silver lining--now that we'll be living in a late-empire, theocratic distopia, think of how great this will be for worldbuilding research purposes! See, you always have to look on the sunny side.