05/13/2010 02:47 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

LA Officials Pass Resolution Wishing Away the City's Deficit


Acting decisively, L.A.'s City Council adopted a strongly worded resolution that wishes the city's budget deficit would "go away really soon, like in the next three months or so."

Alleged Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa drafted the statement after rejecting calls for Los Angeles to declare bankruptcy or shrink its bloated pension system.

"This was the only viable alternative," the mayor said, noting that officials from Greece and Congress have already contacted the city for details on the program.

After the resolution passed, Villaraigosa and several City Council members climbed onto their unicorns and rode off into a rainbow-filled sunset.

This story originally appeared at Copyright 2010 by Roy Rivenburg.