Councillors resign over hurt feelings

#1
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/somerset/8332616.stm

Councillors in a quaint rural town have staged a mass walkout after becoming fed up with criticism from a blogger.

Some 11 of Somerton Town Council's 15 members resigned on Tuesday following three years of online criticism.

On his Muck&Brass blog, resident Niall Connolly has called members "jackasses" and claimed a council leaflet was "like a Nazi call to arms
:lol:
 
#2
What a bunch of wimps....

Still, now they can hold elections to get some good councillors in.
 
#5
It really does beg the question what is the blogger's motive?
Constructive criticism is a democratic right.
Maybe he'll stand as a Councillor?
 

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