Hartford, CT - Last week, Mark Boughton did an interview with a Los Angeles, California internet radio program called the Sarcastic News... we're not kidding.
Boughton bragged about creating a Godfather themed Vine video with a school superintendent for the next school snow closing that features Boughton saying, "Don't worry kids, I'm gonna give an offer he can't refuse." Boughton also told the hosts, "I have nothing else to do all day but sit around and think about how to be funny on Vine."
"So now we know what Mark Boughton really does with his days," said James Hallinan, Connecticut Democratic Party spokesman. "We already knew Mark Boughton was only working four days a week as mayor, but now it sounds like he has even more free time on his hands. We at the CDP fully support this move by Mayor Boughton if it means fewer tweets about The Bachelor and MTV's Catfish."
Click here for the audio: 02.19.2014 Sarcastic News Live Mark Boughton
Boughton Was Criticized By His 2009 Mayoral Election Opponent For Keeping Danbury’s City Hall Open Only Four Days A Week.“Mayor Mark Boughton said residents have more city services than ever, while his challenger, Gary Goncalves, said services have dwindled under Boughton's leadership….The Democrat cited several examples, including reduced hours at the library and a City Hall that is open four days a week. Boughton disagreed. ‘We've offered more services to the city than any other administration,’ he said. ‘The fact is we have more services than ever before.’ Boughton said that while City Hall may be closed on Friday, it's also open later in the evening, providing more convenient times for residents to stop by after work. Boughton said that while City Hall may be closed on Friday, it's also open later in the evening, providing more convenient times for residents to stop by after work.” [Connecticut News Times, 10/16/09]
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