Conspiracy Weary, Part 2

| Niagara on the Lake, ON, Canada | Right | July 11, 2012

(The town of Niagara on the Lake is celebrating the 200th anniversary of the war of 1812 and we occasionally get tourists asking about it. This tourist has been nice and friendly up to this point.)

Me: “Here’s your change. Have a nice day!”

Tourist: “I have a question. What’s all this 1812 stuff about?”

Me: “Well, 200 years ago, the United States went to war with the British in what is now Canada. Neith—”

Tourist: “THAT NEVER HAPPENED! THAT’S A LIE!” *stomps out of the store*

Me: *stunned*


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  • Ace_of_Judea

    I’d tell them “would all of this be here if it was a lie,” but they seem like the person to chalk it up to a historical conspiracy.