The Atlantic Media Company's John Fox Sullivan, apparently not satisfied with the amount of power he accumulated in Big Washington, has now won the mayoralty of Little Washington, Va., population 220, not including all the swells who come for the food each night. Saturation media coverage begins here. Sullivan won by promising the besieged citizenry an immediate crackdown on rampant gang violence and truffle smuggling. The election itself had all the spontaneity and tension of a Pyongyang City Council race; Sullivan ran unopposed, and received 106 percent of the vote. But it's entirely fair to say that the best man won; his friends here at Goldblog are proud to know such a celebrated personage.

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