It was an under-the-radar measure around the country. Proposition R in San Francisco would’ve renamed the sewage treatment plant the “George W. Bush Sewage Treatment Plant.”
Alas, the measure failed. “Some critics had pointed out the name switch would have been unfair,” the Associated Press said today, “to the hard-working sewage plant.”
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Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts where he was vice president of programming for Berkshire Broadcasting Company. Previously, he was an editor at the RKO Radio network in New York, and WHDH Radio in Boston. He is the founder of the MPR News’ website.