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There are Puppets Amongst Us

Check out the latest local satire from Alan Boardman’s Forestville Blog.

Alan Boardman's Forestville Blog

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Last week the mayor posted provocative comments on Facebook, accusing certain residents as being puppets for a former mayoral opposition candidate. It shocked fellow citizens to discover Bristol has puppets.

“Why don’t they do a show? I need to bring my kids out to see a something besides video games,” said one resident who wished not to be identified for fear of being called a bad mother.

Others took the mayor to task over the puppet allegation.

The mayor was quick to point out his comments were taken out of context and alternative facts. “Puppets and their puppet masters make up an important part of the community. Also, the word ‘puppet’ is a noun.”

The mayor further noted it was only one post out of 50 odd items he puts on Facebook a week. “Sure, it’s easy to pick out one or two posts and call them divisive. For instance…

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