Wednesday, August 15, 2007

Quote of the day: The tears of a clown

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A clown named Barney Baloney has been ordered to stop using latex balloons because kids might be allergic to the stuff. This pisses off the clown, who tells his local newspaper:

"This country is going crazy with its political correctness
and health and safety issues and it's
making us a laughingstock."

When's the last time you heard a clown complain about being a laughingstock?


Ivy said...

Can't say that i've ever heard of a clown complaining about being a laughing stock. Though I can see the point of him not using latex.. Many people are allergic to it..myself and my youngest son included..

Love, Rita said...

Oh, but I agree with the clown! Have we have become so "politically correct" that we have taken leave of our senses?? Balloons?? Come on! If you are the parent of a latex-allergic child, you already know that you have to be vigilant about making sure your child does not come in contact with products containing latex. It shouldn't be the clown's responsibility to ensure that a latex allergic child doesn't inadvertently touch a balloon!!! Enough is enough!

Anonymous said...

emil anonymously said: Seems to me the clown would want to use balloons that would be safe for all his audience. I can see the headline now. "Clown's balloon kills kid"