It’sÃ‚Â always refreshing toÃ‚Â be remindedÃ‚Â that my people still aren’t on the wagon:
From Reuters (this whole thing could be BS, come to think of it):
A goat named Louis was crowned King of Ireland on Thursday in one of the country’s oldest festivals.Each year a wild male mountain goat is caught in the foothills of Carrauntoohill, Ireland’s highest mountain, and paraded through the country town of Killorglin as part of the Puck Fair — an annual festival of music, drinking and dancing.
The goat then reigns for three days from a platform 15 metres (50 ft) above the town’s streets.
The U.S. should adopt this same system forÃ‚Â American political service, but we won’t, because it’s a little too dignified.
Ireland’s King Louis, above, takes a break during a goodwill tour of Texas