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The George W. Bush Sewage Plant

2008-06-24 16:09:16.458172+00 by Diane Reese 5 comments

Looks as if the good folks in San Francisco will have an opportunity to vote in November to rename the Oceanside Water Pollution Control Plant.

During the inauguration, the group also wants supporters to participate in a "synchronized flush"- a way to send a gift to the renamed plant, which supporters say, would be a "fitting monument to this president's work."

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#Comment Re: made: 2008-06-24 16:19:40.160064+00 by: Dan Lyke

I love how the article ends: The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission notes "... that the plant is an award-winning facility that keeps the city's streets and the ocean clean", thus they think that naming it after Dubya would be insulting to the sewer treatment system.

#Comment Re: made: 2008-06-24 16:51:56.740982+00 by: ziffle [edit history]

Watch out - he may try and invade the water plant too!

#Comment Re: made: 2008-06-25 18:09:48.875662+00 by: petronius

Sigh...what will people do when Bush leaves office, and there is nobody to engage their insecurities? Beat their children and dogs? I remember equivalent derangements in the 60s over LBJ. Now if he is remembered at all it is as a good guy who started the War on Pverty.

#Comment Re: made: 2008-06-25 19:28:06.090545+00 by: Dan Lyke

Huh. I thought LBJ was universally remembered as the guy who fumbled his way into the Vietnam war and spent the rest of his life holed up in his ranch, remorseful over having that as his legacy. "The war on poverty" seems to me a historically quaint notion from a time when people didn't yet realize that a war on a concept, like the war on drugs and the war on terror, was doomed to failure, especially in the case where, like the "war on poverty", the concept was a continually moving target.

Maybe I just hang out with too many postmodern ironic hipsters, though.

#Comment Re: made: 2008-06-26 03:00:17.318437+00 by: ziffle

LBJ was a criminal. He sent thousands of boys to their death over a fabricated incident.