OK, I`m kidding. The Mexican-Americal Legal Defense Fund
, as far as I can see, has no plans to challenge the Newport Beach, California city council`s impending ban on leaf blowers. (Newport council moves forward on banning leaf blowers
, by Mike Reicher, Daily Pilot
, March 22, 2011)
But it`s far from a crazy idea. In the 1990s, a ban in Los Angeles was apparently overturned by the "Association of Latin American Gardeners of Los Angeles"
. They used methods short of litigation
It`s part of what I call the "Onionization"
of racial and immigration issues in America. They get so absurd that the real headline and the Onion
headline eventually merge.