So it has come to this: Republicans -- who are led by the chameleon-like Mitt Romney -- have made the ultimate flip-flop. They are now against golf.
Or so it would seem, based on the latest TV ad from Congressional candidate Keith Rothfus, which begins, "As President, Barack Obama has played over 100 rounds of golf. Keith Rothfus has played one round -- of miniature golf."
Obviously, this is part of Rothfus' ongoing effort to convince western Pennsylvania voters that he is not a cyborg. Like his first TV ad, this spot asserts that Rothfus is a "regular guy," which in itself raises some questions. How many "regular" guys want to run for Congress -- and are capable of raising nearly $900,000 to do so? And how many times can a person insist he's "just a normal guy" before you start to suspect that there's something deeply, deeply wrong with him?
But the real question here is: What does this alleged "regular guy" have against golfers?
Interested in local food? Gardening? Why not combine the two to start a community garden next year?
Grow Pittsburgh, in partnership with the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy, is assisting communities to start community food gardens.
From GP's web site:
"The garden program lasts for two years, with the goal of garden self-sufficiency by the end of the second growing season. To be eligible, garden groups must have a partnering non-profit, and a suitable site with lead levels below 400 PPM on public or non-profit-owned land in the City of Pittsburgh. "
There's also an information session this Sat., Aug. 25, from 10 to 11 a.m. at Grow Pittsburgh,
6587 Hamilton Ave #2W, Pittsburgh 15206. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information, visit: http://growpittsburgh.org/growpittsburgh/CityGrowers/Programs