September 27, 2016

People Were So Upset At Last Night’s Debate, They Called 911

Sure, politics can raise a person’s blood pressure, but unless politics are causing a literal heart attack, there is no reason to call 911. Unfortunately for the Lawrence Police Department in Kansas, some citizens needed that reminder. The police tweeted a PSA saying, “We realize politics can make emotions run high, but being mad at a presidential candidate in a debate is NOT a reason to call 911.” It’s not clear how many residents called 911 because they felt the candidates on their TV were intruding,  but for the police department to feel compelled to post public service announcements, it must have been a problem. In an effort to avoid other emergency calls later, Lawrence PD also issued a warning against drinking games, saying, “Drinking games where you drink every time someone says ‘yuge’ leads to binge drinking, and we discourage that strongly.” Good thing they didn’t play our drinking game

Yes, I want to sound marginally more intelligent: