Having themselves a brawl

Here is an example of good government, the way they do it in Tennessee:

At a city commission meeting, disagreement erupts over how the city manager is doing his job. Words are exchanged. A 69-year-old commissioner repeatedly punches a 67-year-old commissioner in the head. He then drags his opponent to the floor and punches him some more until the city manager separates them and holds the assailant in a headlock until police arrive.

Apologies all around. No one will press charges. No one is arrested.

Extra points: The city manager is named Richard "Don't call me Dick" Goode.

Double extra points: This all occurred in the city of Mount Pleasant. Imagine what the commission meetings must be like in Mount Fracas.

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