Premier Dalton McGuinty has gone on record defending his government’s decision to spend $150,000 in taxpayer’s money to study the sex life of flying squirrels.
Clearly Dalton must be running out of ways to waste our money.
Either that or he has developed some sort of weird fascination with the intimate lives of forest creatures.
Who knows, before long we could see government programs set up to distribute condoms to otters and woodchucks, or perhaps we will have a study on plight of gay porcupines or on the love life of the moose.
Let’s hope the animal rights groups take a stand on all this. After all, surely the state has no place in the bedrooms of our furry friends.
Meanwhile, the Sex Professionals of Canada are talking about the sex life of a different kind of animal: our politicians.
See here for a trenchant analysis of these rankings.
Of course, the real authority on sex is Woody Allen who once said, “Sex between a man and a woman can be absolutely wonderful - provided you get between the right man and the right woman.”
Wonder if it’s the same for flying squirrels?