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Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Charlestown Embraces Marxism

As I wrote in my preview of last night's Town Council meeting, the agenda covered virtually every current hot bottom issue in town. Tom and I will discuss the results of the meeting over the coming days. But as I sat through nearly four hours, listening to speakers and council members attack everything from Whalerock to the proposal for the derelict YMCA camp to a guy who wants to sell ice cream at soccer games, a song kept going through my head. By meeting's end, I left convinced that if Charlestown ever adopts a Town Anthem, this would be it:: 

Groucho Marx from the Marx Brothers' classic "Horse Feathers"

Author: Will Collette