Demanding that Johnson come up with a strategy to repeal Obamacare or else destroy the economy and the country is absurd.
At Slate, Matthew Yglesias called the gesture simply “absurd.”
But even so, this is a big thing, and the discrepancy is absurd.
1550s, from Middle French absurde (16c.), from Latin absurdus "out of tune; foolish" (see absurdity). The main modern sense (also present in Latin) is a figurative one, "out of harmony with reason or propriety." Related: Absurdly; absurdness.