"I wish to live forever," I said.
"Sorry. I'm not allowed to grant that particular wish."
"Ok," I said. "I've been dying to visit Hawaii, but I'm terrified of flying and get horribly seasick. Build me a bridge from LA to Honolulu."
"No can do. Too complicated."
"Fine, then I want to die the day after the US Congress is filled with honest, hard-working, bipartisan men and women who act only in the people's best interests."
“You crafty bastard. You want two lanes or four?"