We’ve reached peak absurdity when the authorities show up to shut down outdoor grilling.
(Warning: Obscenities in the video)
“Frankly, today, I can smell it, I can smell it again right now, but I’m on your property,” a county official tells a man grilling up some delight. “You’re allowed to have it smell on your property, so that doesn’t count, but when I’m on the street, that’s when it counts.”
Not surprisingly, it happened in Florida, according to The Week.
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Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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