Altoona, PA recently accepted an offer to rename thier city, and the blog “Down With Tyranny” has the story:
Rio Linda is a suburb of Sacramento, where Limbaugh got his start in radio. The town has just over 10,000 people and the median income for a family is slightly over $45,272. They’re in 3rd congressional district– currently held by right-wing fanatic Dan Lungren– and Limbaugh, apparently high on oxycontin tried to persuade them to change the name of the town to Limbaugh. He offered “to move there if they would change the name to ‘Limbaugh, California’ and by just moving there, I would increase property values,” the drug-addicted wing nut bragged. They told him to pound sand and he’s used the town as the butt of insulting jokes ever since.
Altoona, on the other hand, just succumbed to an offer they couldn’t turn down.
A red backwater; …Low education, lots of bigotry… and a dying economy. Wednesday the Altoona City Council agreed to change the name of the city to Pom Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold. It will be known as Pom Wonderful though. It’s all based on the new documentary about advertisers’ publicity stunts by Morgan Spurlock, who’s paying Altoona $25,000 for the naming rights.
Read more at Down with Tyranny, or Philly.com
Is not everything for sale now days?
At least he wouldn’t have a hard time finding more Oxycontin with all the tweaks around there.