I'll stay away from the whole health care issue when talking about Canada today and just speak to what I know. Announcing. I'm pretty sure in America the term "shoot their wad" isn't acceptable in the world of Broadcasting.....
We assume Toronto Argonauts commentator Adrion Smith knows what the term means. If so, maybe he doesn't understand that the term is inappropriate. Three times during the radio broadcast of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers-Argos game last Saturday, Smith expressed concern that the Argos may "shoot their wad."I hope at least a few of you can figure out the picture at the top.
Truth & rumours (Toronto Globe and Mail....near the bottom of the page)
(Thanks to Mike for the tip....no pun intended)