Environmentalism: a teleplay.
Hank: "Welcome to Strickland Propane."
Girl: "The banner outside said you're green - what exactly are you doing for the environment?"
Hank: "Well, quite a bit: we have an employee carpool, all our invoices are printed on recycled paper, and as you can tell, the temperature in here is slightly
Mr. Strickland: "You're burying the lead, Old Top. Tell her about the carbon offsets.
Hank: "I don't think she really wants to hear about..."
Mr. Strickland: "Trees!
Beeeautiful trees. I'm planting a forest of majestic oaks
, and piiines
and whatnot, and those trees are eatin' up all that nasty, nasty carrbonnnn."
Girl: "I respect that: it's the next best thing to us never having had existed
Mr. Strickland: "It's money outta my pocket, but I'm doin' it for the children - you see, I got a kid, somewhere
Girl: "So do I!"
Mr. Strickland: "Well, hah, I find that hard to believe. You take the next customer, Hank. I'm gonna handle this one myself."Fin.