Percy Hatfield was a reporter for CBC
Windsor. The "Rest of the World Bureau" I guess is a poke at the
Globe's Toronto centric attitude.
I wrote this one.
Fred Standish was a character that
appeared in our
comedy radio show. Fred Standish was our archetypal staunch American
conservative: Anti-Miranda Rights, anti-women, anti-immigration, pro-gun.
He would give regular commentaries on our show, beginning his pieces with
"Fred Standish here" followed by a patrician-like nasal snort
backed by a faint southern twang.
Fred Standish made a latter
appearance in another Lance April Fool's issue, our Border City