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Nude beaches? In sub-arctic Seattle?

Post by Patrick O'Callahan on May 28, 2010 at 2:40 pm with 6 Comments »
May 28, 2010 2:40 pm

If you can believe an interactive website set up by Mayor Mike McGinn, the top priorities of Seattleites, in this order, are:

• More light rail.

• Legalizing pot.

• Opening nude beaches.

It’s a wholly unscientific, self-selected poll representing a small fraction of Seattle’s population. Which is a good thing, because I’d hate to think Seattleites in general were more concerned about restrictions on skinny-dipping and dope-smoking than about homelessness (Priority 25) or public safety (Priority 31). They can’t be that wacky … can they?

Tacoma doesn’t have a similar website. If it had one, some priorities might be:

• Getting any light rail down this way.

• Cracking down on pot … er, pot holes.

• Nude beaches? In the North Pacific? Some of us would settle for a day warm enough to wear bathing suits.

Leave a comment Comments → 6
  1. dooly44 says:

    Nude beaches???? All that means is more goose bumps showing.

  2. shaboo999 says:

    ” Nude beaches? In the North Pacific? Some of us would settle for a day warm enough to wear bathing suits.”

    Or a warm day, Period. (One with no rain drops attached…) Happy Memorial Day weekend Kids, lol…as soon as it’s over I predict 2 more weeks of rain and then MAYBE a nice day or two…

  3. … in a region that has the most overweight people per capita than just about anywhere else…. eeeew.

  4. We should not talk or write too much on these Seattle priorities — We don’t want to give the City of Tacoma council any more ideas.

  5. fatuous says:

    “in a region that has the most overweight people per capita than just about anywhere else…. eeeew. ”

    http://www.statehealthfacts.org/comparemaptable.jsp?ind=89&cat=2

  6. steilacoomtaxpayer says:

    I heard this on the radio Friday. You are kidding, these are the top priorities? Biased sample is all I can figure. Of course, Mayor McGinn is an opportunity for the way-out left to go for broke. These would not be leftists with real jobs.

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