Dubya Memorial Sewage Treatment Plant will go on ballot

newyorker_2005_09_191.jpgThe city Department of Elections today certified the ballot measure for November’s election to name a sewage treatment plant in San Francisco after the 43rd President.

The “satiric” (sic) effort became a reality when 7,168 of the over-12,000 signatures turned in were approved by the elections department.

The plant, presently named the Oceanside Water Treatment Control Plant, is located near the Zoo (click for a map!).

Graphic: “Deluged,” the cover of the Sept. 19, 2005 New Yorker, by Barry Blitt.

2 Comments so far

  1. 2020vision on July 17th, 2008 @ 8:34 pm

    Heck, why stop with the sewage treatment plant? By the same reasoning, you should rename the city Bushville since the whole town has become a sewer of pseudointellectual garbage.


  2. Linker Barn: Weekend Warrior Edition (pingback) on July 20th, 2008 @ 9:18 am

    […] Help name a sewage plant after the president. […]



Terms of use | Privacy Policy | Content: Creative Commons | Site and Design © 2009 | Metroblogging ® and Metblogs ® are registered trademarks of Bode Media, Inc.