Today, we learn about what happens when river parties go bad… or when people try to preempt Trump becoming president.
The trouble started during the annual Port Huron Float Down on Sunday in the St. Clair River, which runs between Michigan and Ontario. Powerful winds worked against the participants, however, as around 1,500 Americans were blown off course and onto Canadian shores where they had to be “rescued” by Canadian officials.
“They were terrified of entering another country without documentation. No one carries their passport or any ID, and a lot were drinking alcohol,” said Peter Garapick, superintendent of search and rescue for the coast guard. “We had to pull a lot of people out of the water and say ‘no.’”
The Americans were collected in Ontario and sent back to the States through the use of public transit buses. Police have not said if anyone will be charged in the incident. As for casualties, the only known happenings are a few minor injuries.
The Americans proclaimed their gratitude for their Northern friends through social media.
And as an act of good faith between the relations of Americans and Canadians…