You Can't Pull the Wool Over My Eyes! - Part II - Tire Review Magazine

You Can’t Pull the Wool Over My Eyes! – Part II

First, welcome back to me. I know, it’s been a few weeks, but I had a really good excuse. Really.

And it was refreshing to see that little has changed while I was away.

Like the out-n-out gullibility of the good people of Ephrata, Wash. I know, we’re beating this to death, but it is low hanging fruit, and I need something like this to get back on the bicycle.

So not only were the locals and their government “leaders” sucked into following the Wizard of Abraham, the Pied Piper of Pipe Dreams, but they got suckered by themselves. Hell, they even got us.

Steve Smith of the Grant County Journal wrote recently that a supposed petition to oust Port of Ephrata manager Mike Wren for his role in “wasting taxpayer money” chasing Washington Tire Corp. was, in fact, also fake.

The official looking document featured the official seal of the city of Ephrata (a government entity would not sponsor such a petition) and a pile of signatures, the names of which no one seemed to recognize. Someone Googled the names and discovered that 23 of the 26 mystery names belonged to current or former members of the faculty at the State University of New York-Binghamton’s Decker College of Nursing.

Strange that NOW they use Google. Where was that bit of technology two years ago?

That’s a long way to go for a gag. But the gag just served to tick off more than a few folks in the northwest. When the jolly joker gets found out…and you just know that will happen…they best be prepared for some good, old-fashioned backwoods Washington punishment. Now where did they put those stocks?

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