Saturday, February 21, 2015

Regional Attitudes

From my email: 
Regional Attitudes 

You may have heard on the news about a Southern California man who was put under 72-hour psychiatric observation when it was found he owned 100 guns and allegedly had 100,000 rounds of ammunition stored in his home.

By Southern California standards, someone owning 100,000 rounds is considered "mentally unstable".

In Michigan, he'd be called "The last white guy still living in Detroit".

In Arizona, he'd be called "an avid gun collector".

In Arkansas, he'd be called "a novice gun collector".

In Utah and Florida he'd be called "moderately well prepared", but they'd probably reserve judgment until they made sure that he had a corresponding quantity of stored food.

In Kansas, he'd be "A guy down the road you would want to have for a friend".

In Montana, he'd be called "The neighborhood 'Go-To' guy".

In Idaho, he'd be called "The gubernatorial candidate".

In Georgia, he'd be called "an eligible bachelor".

In North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Mississippi, Tennessee, Kentucky and South Carolina he would be called "a deer hunting buddy".

And in Texas he'd just be "Bob, who's a little short on ammo."