World’s most sly reference to ‘1984’

For the record, I like John Fredrich and look forward to whatever else he will say or do in the campaign. He taught at Gunn for a number of years, starting just after I left. He ran for council several times before I was a voter here.

My first observation, however, slightly negative or critical, is that he probably over-estimates his efficacy in that even being elected to office, in this environment, would not be equivalent to running Sim City — he brings up ideas, for instance at the briefing by staff (City Manager) and six other candidates that the others cannot follow, or would not follow.

I probably have the same fault. Maybe we will both get seated, then there will be a knock on the door, a figure will enter and say:

Hi, guys, I’m the actual boss here. Submit, or..well, submit.

(posted in long thread, responding to trolls and Stalinists, at PAW, by D.M. — see also, below, “Open Letter to Doug…”

It’s a play on the word Orwell.

Five thousand people have reviewed this:

Not sure what this is, methinks it’s a clue:

3. Meanwhile and time running out, Lessa Bourchard has a new piece at Dragon Theatre, must see, probably topping Philadelphia Story at Stanford Theatre


About markweiss86

Mark Weiss, founder of Plastic Alto blog, is a concert promoter and artist manager in Palo Alto, as Earthwise Productions, with background as journalist, advertising copywriter, book store returns desk, college radio producer, city council and commissions candidate, high school basketball player; he also sang in local choir, and fronts an Allen Ginsberg tribute Beat Hotel Rm 32
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