(4-20-10)--Local resident Frank Ernest has
suggested a new tourism draw for our fair
Ernest told Chamber
of Commerce officials Monday that staged gang
gunfights would offer a special Sunnyside cultural
flavor for tourists. Hurled epithets like "pinche
cabrón!", along with gunfire, would lend an
element of realism.
"We probably should
use blanks, though", Ernest said. "Sirens would help,
if we can get police to cooperate. If we're lucky, we
can get some real drive-bys to entertain folks.
Ducking is good exercise."
tabled the suggestion until cops, hospital officials,
gang members and Mexican Mafia caporales can be
contacted. "We'd need everybody's input," said Chamber
member Hijo LaChingada, who's reportedly down for the
Said Ernest, "City
folks tend to be a bunch of thoughtless white,
liberal, left-wing weenies. They need to come
for real enlightenment."