Now, I am not one to put stickers on my bumper. Oh, there are some sentiments that I could live with. Several years back, I was taken with and amused by the one that said "Visualize whirled peas." There's a current one I like: "God bless the whole world; no exceptions." There are also humorous ones I have been drawn to: "Support the right to arm bears."
But I have never found one that I would want PERMANENTLY on my bumper.
Not sure what the guy in the white van had in mind. Here are his three choices:
(Was he Catholic? or did he have a Jewish mother? no, that would be GUILT, not suffer.)
CRUSHED STONE: FOUNDATION OF THE NATION
(Hmmm--he was perhaps a stone cutter? a quarryman? (wasn't that what the Beatles were originally called?)
ONWARD THRU THE FOG
Oh, advice to the country! Now I get it. I think.
At any rate--onward. . .through the fog.