(In 250 Words or Less)

OCTOBER 27, 2006
Word Count:244

“... Ignatieff, Dryden, Rae, Dion and Volpe.”

“We can’t forget about the NDP.”

“Of course not. All of them! Layton and Comartin, for sure at the top of the list.”

“Now what about Stronach and Turner? I’m not sure how they fall into the mix on this.”

“I think it goes without saying that they are on their own ‘special” list.”

“And the Bloc?”

“Duceppe in big bold black letters.”

“And what of entertainers?”

“Better get a new pad of paper. Barbara Streisand and the Dixie Chicks for starters.”

“What about Michael J. Fox?”

“Is he still Canadian?”

“Does it matter?”

“No. Not in the least.”

“He’s on the list then. Can’t have a guy like that not be on the list.”

“I think we should give this to Senator Banks. He’d know more about who’s who on the celebrity circuit and where they stand.”

“Works for me.”

“Sports... what of sports figures?”

“The Leafs?”

“The entire organization.”

“And Domi?”

“He gets a special exemption. He can do more good for our cause if he’s mobile.”

“Here’s one. The Saskatchewan Roughriders.”

“I like it. They eliminated Edmonton and now they’re threatening my Stampeders.”

“Won’t there be a backlash?”

“Only from the city centers. Rural folks there are on the program.”

“Okay I think I see where we’re headed with this, why don’t I finish up and fire it off to Zacardelli?”

“I feel safer already Stockwell.”

“As do I Stephen, as do I.”

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