The Mounties get their man

Okay, “man” might be stretching it for a 16-year-old:

Although Dave Schuler demurs ever so slightly:

Offhand I suspect he was probably worse off after having gone to the bathroom.

No, don’t go there.


  1. McGehee »

    12 June 2019 · 8:07 pm

    I’ve heard of lighting a fire under someone’s aspirations, but…

  2. nightfly »

    13 June 2019 · 12:14 pm

    The fine is justified, but something bugs me about the “No excuses” bit. The kid’s 16, he’s driving a Camaro through the ass end of Manitoba, he’s gonna do 65? Hells naw, he’s gonna to 105 just to see if he can.

    Dumb? Risky? You bet. But we used to at least understand why kids (and especially boy kids) enjoy doing dumb risky things. Even when they have to be disciplined for it, it was with a wry chuckle and a memory of when we too were too young to know better.

  3. fillyjonk »

    13 June 2019 · 3:43 pm

    Hah. I saw this on the news up at my parents and thought, “I wonder if Charles is gonna do something with that story?”

    I may have been reading your blog for too long…

  4. CGHill »

    13 June 2019 · 5:44 pm

    I grow predictable in my old age.

    Boys will be boys; unfortunately, it is now Official Policy to prefer that they be someone or something else.

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