Thursday, June 10, 2010

"Beep Beep" the Jeep & the guys

Eagan Mayor Mike Maguire and Councilmen Paul Bakken and Gary Hansen together just bought a 1970 AMC Jeep for $1,800 to use during their re-election campaign. All three guys are bidding for another 4 year term in the upcoming November 2 election.

An old right sided steering wheel equipped Jeep is perfect for stuffing mailboxes with their informational campaign brochures. "Beep Beep," formerly a U.S. mail truck, has driven over 107,000 miles and was found on Craig's List from an owner in Fergus Falls.
Good luck guys! Good luck "Beep Beep" the Jeep!

12 comments:

  1. Funny! I am sure this is going to get them some attention.

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  2. hee hee!
    Clever recycling of the Jeep by this trio!

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  3. A car in America with the steering wheel on the right side! I wonder how that happened?
    Thank you for your good wishes Lief, how is everybody in Minnesota? (Every time I hear the word Minnesota, I think of Ingrid Bergman - Sister Mary Benedict from The Bells of St. Mary's)
    Cheers.
    Melbourne Daily Photo

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  4. The election is in November and these guys are campaigning in June!

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  5. It is a nice idea. The men are likeable guys, aren't they? I wish them good luck.

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  6. Beep beep to the political roadrunners! And happy birthday to you, Sir Leif of Eagan!

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  7. Lovely Shot and nice Jeep !!:)...

    You have seen mine too !!

    Unseen Rajasthan

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  8. Do the people know that your unique jeep was used as an ice cream truck in Fergus Falls, MN. for several years?

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  9. I suppose it goes without saying they are politicians and try anything to stay elected.

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