Parade On…Sort Of….
Officials from the Mummers left the Mummers Museum last night after agreeing to sign a contract with the city to stage this year’s parade. New Year’s parade time cut in accordance with $300K budget. (Photo: Rikard Larma/Metro)
Our annual Mummers Parade is a go this year. Which is great – because how idiotic would we look if we axed the Mummers Parade? Ever hear of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade getting shut down..or the boring ass Rose Parade?
It’s going to be a shortened parade this year, though.
Which makes me wonder: I thought the city itself made in excess of $20 million from the World Series.
Where did the $20 million go?
Budget crisis my ass. Maybe if Mayor Michael “The Honeymoon Is Over” Nutter wasn’t lazy, he’d actually go through the budget and find all the money the City is wasting on stupid stuff. Or he could take the “bail me out, please” route and just go beg Obama for the money. Yes he can.
TIP: It’s good to ask someone from the Illinois political machine a favor on their daughter’s wedding day
P.S. You can help the Mummers out by visting Savethemummers.com.