Since, up until then, the writer had had some interesting things to say, I thought I'd take a peek at the site.
OMG. I don't think another blogger has gone downhill in my estimation quite so quickly. Now I know that Mercuns are a bit strange at the best of time. And there really isn't much to do in Little Town, Hicksville. And I suppose it's not quite as scary as my previous Sad Site Of The Day but even so…
They cannot be serious, as J McEnroe used to say. A "Plunger Lunger" competition?! With prizes donated by the local hardware store??!! AND an "Uuug-lee Hawaiian Shirt Contest???!!!
And the really scary thing is that more than 130,000 people went to last year's event. The fact that they have a "Parade of Fools" event does seem rather apt.