The public library in the Detroit suburb of Troy had a ballot levy in order to raise funds to continue its operation. Of course the Tea Party, with its mindless opposition to any and all taxes, whipped up a campaign against it because they are willing to close down even public libraries to keep a few extra bucks in their pockets.
It looked like the levy would go down in flames and the library forced to shut its doors until some people had the idea of how to change the topic from taxes to book burning.
Here’s what happened.
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(Via Crooks &Liars)