Polite boos now OK at Riverhead town board meetings


8 Responses to “Polite boos now OK at Riverhead town board meetings”

  1. Christopher says:

    I wish they’d allow polite booing at city meetings in my town. As it is we have city officials proposing that they put up a plexiglass wall between themselves and the public gallery, so they can sleep through meetings without being interrupted. 

  2. awjt says:

     Nobody can handle dissent.  And unfortunately, the ones who most need it are the worst at taking it.

  3. That_Anonymous_Coward says:

    Once again more evidence that if you give people power they get what appears to be brain damage.

  4. donovan acree says:

    I always include a hearty smile and a tip of my top hat when booing.

  5. machinestate says:

    Trying to decide if this kind of booing is polite enough to be acceptable:

  6. ryuthrowsstuff says:

    I grew up near there, and if I remember correctly this ban wasn’t particularly useful. Not much booing but plenty of long strange poetry, chanting political slogans, and hucking paper signs. 

  7. TheOven says:

    Polite booing? Isn’t that like politely calling your mother a whore? 

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