4-Year-Old Appointed Mayor of Minnesota Fishing Town

Every year, the tiny Minnesota fishing town of Dorset (population: 22) literally draws a name from a hat to select its next mayor. This year, that mayor is 4 years old. Robert Tufts–he prefers to be called Bobbie–walks through the town with a big stick and an ear for good fishing tales. And, in case you were curious, Mayor Tufts said in an interview with a local TV station that bobbers “taste like fish poop.”

Tufts’ tenure ends in August, when the next mayor’s name will be drawn.

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