Washington D.C. erects statue of former Mayor

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Washington D.C. erects statue of former Mayor

Postby Bruenor » Tue Mar 06, 2018 9:09 am

Bet ya can't guess which mayor.. :) I find it amazing the statues that are being torn down, versus the ones they are putting up..

https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/20 ... ed-statue/

A bronze, larger-than-life statue of late D.C. politician Marion Barry was unveiled Saturday on Pennsylvania Avenue, memorializing the controversial so-called “Mayor for Life” mere blocks from the White House outside the city building where he worked during his decades in public office.

Erected outside the John A. Wilson Building, the seat of D.C. local government, the eight-foot-tall statue portraying a smiling, waving Barry constitutes “a fitting tribute in this city that he so loved,” D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser said at Saturday afternoon’s unveiling.


wow..
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Re: Washington D.C. erects statue of former Mayor

Postby BEAR! » Tue Mar 06, 2018 2:51 pm

Is this the same mayor that was caught on video smoking crack with a prostitute?
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Re: Washington D.C. erects statue of former Mayor

Postby sodbuster95 » Tue Mar 06, 2018 3:16 pm

BEAR! wrote:Is this the same mayor that was caught on video smoking crack with a prostitute?


The one and only.

I'm all for this statue, but only if the pedestal is inscribed with "B**ch set me up..."
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Re: Washington D.C. erects statue of former Mayor

Postby Bruenor » Tue Mar 06, 2018 3:23 pm

BEAR! wrote:Is this the same mayor that was caught on video smoking crack with a prostitute?


but of course it is.
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Re: Washington D.C. erects statue of former Mayor

Postby steves 50de » Wed Mar 07, 2018 2:19 pm

Bruenor wrote:
BEAR! wrote:Is this the same mayor that was caught on video smoking crack with a prostitute?


but of course it is.

Is he holding a crack pipe. :lol:
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Re: Washington D.C. erects statue of former Mayor

Postby carmen fovozzo » Wed Mar 07, 2018 2:21 pm

Only in America...
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Re: Washington D.C. erects statue of former Mayor

Postby WhyNot » Thu Mar 08, 2018 6:43 am

There absolutley HAS to be a photo shopped or photo edited-captioned pic on the web,somewhere. There just HAS to be
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Re: Washington D.C. erects statue of former Mayor

Postby Sevens » Thu Mar 08, 2018 3:22 pm

Chris Rock had one of the funniest bits ever back on his "Bring the Pain" special... talking about the Million Man March and Marion Barry.

Ummmm, he tells it better than I do. Watch the special. :?
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Re: Washington D.C. erects statue of former Mayor

Postby High Power » Thu Mar 08, 2018 4:49 pm

Did Barry's statue get a similar reception?

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Re: Washington D.C. erects statue of former Mayor

Postby deanimator » Sat Mar 10, 2018 5:38 pm

I find it fascinating that people support a man who was doing things for which his police force was arresting, and in some cases KILLING, the general public.

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Re: Washington D.C. erects statue of former Mayor

Postby schmieg » Sat Mar 10, 2018 5:41 pm

deanimator wrote:I find it fascinating that people support a man who was doing things for which his police force was arresting, and in some cases KILLING, the general public.

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