96 und 23,000 Luftbaeren

December  23,  2010

"Seriously: what's wrong with the country you live in?"

Sycorax Pine:     
"Canada? Nothing's wrong with Canada!"  [Pause.]  "Well, except for that oil sands thing in Alberta.  And, you know, the seal clubbing...."

D:     [interrupting impatiently, and in outraged tones] 
"A Calgary Hitmen hockey game had to be stopped when fans threw 23,096 teddy bears on the ice."

"D, if your idea of the greatest degradation a nation can face is that they toss stuffed animals at the things they love, I think something's wrong with YOU."