SCENE: Mitch BERG is sitting in the tire shop, waiting for a patch on a slow leak. Just as BERG thinks the phrase “slow leak”, Avery LIBRELLE enters the lobby, distracted, and sits. Then, LIBRELLE notices BERG.
BERG: Er, hey, Avery.
LIBRELLE: Donald Drumpf and the Senate are proposing racist immigration laws.
BERG: Do tell.
LIBRELLE: They want to limit immigration to people who speak English, have skills that are in demand in the US, and who can support themselves.
BERG: Huh. So – you like Canadian healthcare, rigiht?
LIBRELLE: Of course.
BERG: In fact, you like Canada.
LIBRELLE: I wish the woke, blue states could secede and join up with Canada.
BERG: You do realize that Canada’s immigration system requires would-be immigrants to have skills that Canada needs – but not to take a job a Canadian needs – or to be capable of starting a business that’ll employ Canadians, and that would-be immigrants be able to support themselves so as not to be an immediate burden on their single-payer health insurance system…
LIBRELLE: But they…
BERG: I know, I know – they also allow a strictly-limited, and fairly small, number of refugees, plus an equally strictly-lijmited number of relatives of Canadian citizens – who, in effect sponsor the immigrants.
LIBRELLE: (stands, non-pliused)
BERG: So are the Canadians “racist”?
(Tire store employee walks over to the two)
EMPLOYEE: Mister…er, Miss… Mizz… (looks at BERG. BERG shrugs) Er…Avery?
EMPLOYEE: We don’t actually sell cargo bike tires here…