I continue to believe that this is a waste of money. Politicians should have to experience the same joys as the general public does when visiting the zoo. Some of these joys are paying $11 to park and $10 a person for a pass to ride the Zoo Railroad and see special shows, not to mention paying for food.I don't know if this would settle the score, but perhaps Hoffmann could get back at the zoo by charging its staff and employees for a tour of another local wildlife attraction: the deer preserve known as Town & Country.
So the zoo is giving away over $100 food and services per local officials. I can not believe for a second this is what Friends of the Zoo members thought their money would go to then they made a donation to the zoo. I would like to think people making donations to the zoo would hope their money went to feed zoo animals and not feed local politicians and five of their guests.
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