Ah, so it was intentional. Very Interesting. But stupid.
Like, there's awkward dialogue that's fun to read, and then there's awkward dialogue that sounds like a teen author reaching for the thesaurus.
And sorry to get off topic with recent anger. It's just that rage at the last 6 months or so of comics is what brought me here.
And Cakman makes an excellent point. If Grace's project had been a secret, not approved by the government type thing, this would make sense. But every indication is that the government did want magic furries for... some reason.