Want to Help Me Vote?

by doodaddy on October 27, 2008

So I’ve just ploughed through my mail-in ballot, chosen my candidates, written myself in for one of the offices (because I always do — one of these days I’m going to beat an uncontested municipal judge). I even marked my decisions for 8 statewide and most of the 22 local initiatives. (Yes, there were 22 local voter-sponsored issues this round. Remember — I live in San Francisco.)

But I can’t make up my mind on this one:

George Sewage

Just in case it’s too small to read, here’s the text: “Shall the City change the name of the Oceanside Water Pollution Control Plant to the George W Bush Sewage Plant?”

Sigh. Only in San Francisco. Or Berkeley, I suppose, but I think their sewage plant is already named after Nixon or Botha or someone like that.

I dunno — I just can’t make up my mind. It’s disrespectful to the office of president, but then again, so was he.

So I leave it up to you… what should I do?

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TWP October 27, 2008 at 2:37 am

Maybe this will help you decide…

http://www.vimeo.com/2077951

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Annie October 27, 2008 at 7:41 am

*snicker* – apt, no?

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Erica October 27, 2008 at 11:27 am

Oh I think a George W Bush Sewage Plant is very fitting! 😉

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actchy October 27, 2008 at 12:39 pm

I’d say no. And I abhor our president. There’s no point in getting cute with these sorts of things. What goes around comes around, and I’d grow weary of hearing about, say, a dead-end road or the short title of a paternity-test law named for a Democratic president in a conservative part of our country.

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Ginny October 27, 2008 at 2:22 pm

Vote no because if they change it, there go your tax dollars to change all the signs, letterheads, envelopes, etc. Lordy government folks sure know how to waste money!

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Lynnie October 28, 2008 at 12:50 am

That really might be too funny to pass up! I say go for Yes.

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GoaldeeBug October 28, 2008 at 10:30 pm

Vote yes… it’s perfect!

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