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Has Hillsborough stepped through the looking glass?



The quote of the day comes from James Tokley, who serves on Hillsborough County's Charter Review Board. Last night the board agreed to ask voters to consider removing from the charter veto powers for the nonexistent elected county mayor. Tokley, a poet by trade, was among those who deemed it ridiculous to delineate duties for a nonexistent position. He offered this observation: "This is not Alice in Wonderland. This is Hillsborough County." Well, yes, that's technically true. But certainly news coming out of the county sometimes rises to the level of "curiouser and curiouser." Read more here.

Janet Zink, Times staff writer


[Last modified: Thursday, September 16, 2010 3:41pm]


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