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September 15, 2009

glum councillors

Via the Local Democracy blog, I find myself reading Glum Councillors, a UK blog that "will doggedly collate images of councillors looking glum whilst pointing at holes in the road, wearing hard hats or presenting oversized cheques." It lives up to its bold promise, providing an impressive collection of images ripped from local politicians' websites, along with trenchant commentary. For instance ...

Who says the Internet hasn't transformed democracy? When I was a lad, you'd have to wait for years to see a real, live glum politician standing over a brick-and-mortar pothole. Now they're all just a few clicks away.

September 15, 2009 8:17 AM | category: none


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