The mayor of Talkeetna, Alaska is ... a cat?

March, 2013: I just learned that the mayor of my adopted home town of Talkeetna, Alaska is ... a cat.

The story is here on CNN. A short quote:

“For 15 years, Stubbs the cat has held the top office in Talkeetna, Alaska. And his approval ratings have never been higher. 'He doesn't raise our taxes -- we have no sales tax. He doesn't interfere with business. He's honest,' said Lauri Stec, manager of Nagley's General Store, which doubles as the mayor's office.”

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