In a city where strip clubs are the main source of entertainment, MGM offers the hope of instant riches, jobs for the jobless, and family fun, or so think the families demonstrating yesterday at the corner of Harrison and Main Streets in the heart of downtown Springfield, Massachusetts.
|The little boy on the left holds a sign he made that reads, "Vote 4 our future!" When Marsh Girl asked his mother, "So, are you going to take your son gambling?" His mother laughed and answered, "When he gets old enough!"|
|"Entertainment for the family," this young woman assured Marash Girl. |
(Marash Girl wonders what Mr. Rogers would have said about that.)
|"Why would you vote for MGM opening a casino in Springfield," asked Marash Girl of this fellow . . . |
"Why wouldn't you?" was his answer. "Jobs, jobs and more jobs! That's why!"
The Yankee says, "Yankee Doodle doo,"
And the old maid says, "Any old dude'll do!"
Today the City of Springfield will decide.
Photo Credits: Marash Girl