Helping to keep us safe. The guy with the gun on the left is especially reassuring.
This picture reminds us of an old awards ceremony we witnessed one Tuesday night at a council meeting not too many years ago. The mayor was handing out congratulatory plaques to some kind of city disaster-preparedness committee, and every single recipient sitting there in the front row had to have been at least 70 pounds overweight.
Those people wouldn’t have been able to make it to the frigging door in time, let alone rally the place together in the event of an emergency.