"Canadian mounted, baby, a police force that works..." Alain Gervais, a government security guard, was rewarded for his heroism with... A LIFETIME SUPPLY OF BEER! And just in time for the holiday season, too!
all the way into the White House with a knife. How he managed to do that when an old guy like me was getting assholed around by Secret Service just for standing on the sidewalk by the Eisenhower building this summer is beyond me. More amazing is that it happened a second time weeks later. Both men were returning U.S. Army veterans. But that's beside the point. Maybe instead of making our returning vets wait for months to receive critical services due to the backlog scandal at the Veterans Administration we should do as the Canadians do and give them all free beer for life.