This wasn't the first time Vector and I had made a presentation to the City Council. Two years previous, we had made a pitch to legalize gladiatorial competitions in concordance with the plans the city had to build a new arena. Last year, we had asked for a new bylaw to ban double-wide baby strollers at farmers' markets; this motion had nearly passed, 4 votes to 5.
But this year, we had bigger fish to fry.
"Gentlemen, am I reading this correctly?" the Mayor asked. "You are proposing to take the 500+ free standing telephone booths in the city, and convert them into... 'self-termination booths'?"
"We specifically avoided...
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