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Phillip Tutor: A farcical suggestion about McClellan and deannexation

Proposed deannexation map

A map being circulated in Anniston on Tuesday with the filename "annexation-area-revised-7-2-2019" appears to show an area that authors of a proposed bill want to have deannexed from the city of Anniston and drawn into Oxford. Click to enlarge. 

The “City of McClellan” has a nice ring to it. 

No pretension, no snobbery. Perhaps the type of city in which you’d want to live — named after a Civil War general, nestled alongside Appalachian foothills, designed as a municipal antidote to (or escape from) Anniston’s frustrations, created by a shadowy group of Annistonians who must have Alabama Sen. Del Marsh’s number on speed dial.

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