Thursday, March 10, 2011
Fasnacht: Mardi Gras a la Suisse
GIANT DIFFERENCES BETWEEN A PARADE IN SWITZERLAND AND A PARADE IN THE US:
3. The floats are, literally, inches away from the spectators. This goes back to the issue of personal responsibility, i.e. if you are so stupid that you can’t get out of the way of a towering, two-story structure which was built in 48 hours by a bunch of drunk people that is balanced precariously on top of a John Deere tractor, well, then, you probably are too stupid to live. Or, you need to move back to Eastern Europe or Northern Africa or wherever you snuck in from. Period. Believe me, there is no such thing here as Political Correctness. You people just need to go. Now. Unless you are rich. Then, we will make an exception. ANYWAY, the floats are directly next to the crowd.