July 30, 2011 - 4:56pm
Folks with even a passing familiarity with Newton's First Law of Thermodynamics know that Councilwoman Ward-Pugh's big yellow lawnmower will do precious little to reduce carbon emissions or otherwise save our "fragile" planet. What we have here is five grand's worth of spectacle and symbolism.
Louisville Metro Councilwoman Tina Ward-Pugh (D., 9th Dist.) unveiled a new electric lawnmower Thursday, which she purchased for the Billy Goat Hill Community Garden with about $5,000 in taxpayer funds.  “This is a very important day for the district as we move forward with our Green...