06/25/2012 10:00 am ET

Fed Up Columnist Asks: Is This The Best Macomb County Can Do?

"... Next, consider the Macomb County event that attracts more media attention than any other – the Jobbie Nooner. This annual sleazy escapade in drunkenness and nudity received perhaps more news coverage than ever before on Friday.

Some in the media have willingly latched onto the event label, “The Mardis Gras of the North.” All we have to do is build a French Quarter on Gull Island and that fantasy may come true.

Do we really want to be known as the place where fat, shirtless, bald guys, each with a constant beer in their hand, engage in chants that encourage college girls to expose their breasts?"

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