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And I thought OUR gatecrashers were tricksy.

Posted on 2009.07.12 at 10:51
where am I: just the third floor, kthx
How I feel about it all: exanimateacrophobic
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This just in:

"Activists remain on the roof of Parliament's West Block after unfurling a banner which reads "Harper/Ignatieff: Climate inaction costs lives."

Um, hey guys? Just FYI: CLIMBING ONTO THE ROOF OF THE WEST BLOCK could cost lives, too. Like maybe YOURS.

Jeebus.

Comments:


Tarnish notte the majesty of my TOWER of HATS
meresy at 2009-12-07 16:01 (UTC) ()
LOL Greenpeace.

At least it's not icy -- those are some steep roofs if anyone feels like coming off the walks onto the copper. Chutes de glace!

Someone on the CBC comments says everyone, including the cops, is pretty chill considering the security breach.
try to catch the deluge in a paper cup
primroseburrows at 2009-12-07 19:45 (UTC) ()
At least it's not icy -- those are some steep roofs if anyone feels like coming off the walks onto the copper.

They probably are watching the weather. Ottawa's due for a big storm (or so I read), so they probably wanted to get in before the deep freeze.

Someone on the CBC comments says everyone, including the cops, is pretty chill considering the security breach.

Yeah, that surprised me a lot. Apparently they're going to be charged with "Mischief". I keep wondering what would happen if someon decided to climb out on the roof of the US Senate. Not so much with the chill, I'm thinking.
Tarnish notte the majesty of my TOWER of HATS
meresy at 2009-12-07 19:48 (UTC) ()
I don't think even Greenpeace is crazy enough to try stunts in D.C. That's just asking for a beatdown. >.>
try to catch the deluge in a paper cup
primroseburrows at 2009-12-09 22:41 (UTC) ()
Heeyeah. People who try crazy stuff like that here are usually David Koresh types or obscure militias or individual crazy people who think they're bullet-proof.
Luzula
luzula at 2009-12-07 16:43 (UTC) ()
Hee. Your reaction is not my reaction. This makes me think "oh, cool! I wonder what climbing techniques they're using."

See, I've taken some climbing courses with environmental activists, and they're usually safety-conscious people. I'm pretty sure they have proper equipment and training (although there is always a risk, of course).

Also, they do this to get attention, and lo, it worked! *g*
try to catch the deluge in a paper cup
primroseburrows at 2009-12-07 19:39 (UTC) ()
Yeah, apparently they all knew what they were doing. It's mostly me being afraid of heights--I still haven't gone up in the CN Tower, fergodssake, because I can't find anyone willing to shell out the bucks to come with me and I won't go by myself.
Tarnish notte the majesty of my TOWER of HATS
meresy at 2009-12-07 19:49 (UTC) ()
I will go up the CN with you. Haven't been since I was a kid. I will jump on the glass floor and you can yell at me.
try to catch the deluge in a paper cup
primroseburrows at 2009-12-09 22:43 (UTC) ()
I would not yell at you! Of course, this is because I will be cowering and whimpering in the corner (except wait. There probably aren't any corners, right?).
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