No Kidding: Bush Sewage Plant Makes Nov. Ballot

SF group secures enough signatures to make satirical measure legit
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 18, 2008 2:38 PM CDT
No Kidding: Bush Sewage Plant Makes Nov. Ballot
Supporters of the Presidential Memorial Commission, from left to right, Brian McConnell, Chip Isaac, and Stacey Reineccius, arrive at San Francisco City in San Francisco, Monday, July 7, 2008 to turned in their application to propose to rename the Oceanside Water Pollution Control Plant to the George...   (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

(Newser) – San Francisco voters will decide in November not only who will succeed President Bush but also how they will remember him. A group calling itself the Presidential Memorial Commission has pushed through a ballot initiative to rename an area sewage plant after the outgoing president, the Chronicle reports. A White House spokesman told the LA Times the measure "doesn't dignify a response." (Read more sewage stories.)

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