>"…the giftie gie us…"

27 Nov

>”To see oursels as ithers see us!”*
It showed up at Neanderpundit, where Tam saw it; but I won the coin-toss:

Um, yep, that’s Canada making fun of TSA. Canada — the folks who said, “Sure, run that DEW Line right through here!” and its siblings, too — or some Canadians, anyhow, think maybe, just maybe, the paranoia might have got the upper hand.
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* Robbie Burns, o’course, from the fittingly-titled To A Louse, though he had a parasite other than TSA in mind.

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3 Responses to “>"…the giftie gie us…"”

  1. New Jovian Thunderbolt 27 November 2010 at 7:11 am #

    >Oh those Canadians. First the wonder of Poutine, then this gem. Is there nothing they CAN'T do well?

  2. reflectoscope 27 November 2010 at 7:52 am #

    >The guy in the clip – Rick Mercer – is a well-known Canadian satirist. Having at the TSA is about as difficult as clubbing a baby seal of course, but it must be done.Jim

  3. John Peddie (Toronto) 27 November 2010 at 7:06 pm #

    >Rated PG 13 and brought to you by the home of John Candy, Dan Akroyd and others. And that one's just the version suitable for family viewing.How could we do any less?I await the exchange of diplomatic "notes".

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