View Full Version : Trek: Washington's mayor posts musings on blog

August 26th, 2005, 02:11 AM

It paraphrases a Star Wars character. It mentions a "prime directive," evoking dozens of Star Trek episodes.

The Web site of a science fiction buff? No, it's the blog of Anthony A. Williams, the buttoned-down, bow tie-favoring mayor of the District of Columbia.

"It's been a week since my last official entry and I know what you're thinking. 'Isn't this pace a little processional?'" Wednesday's entry begins. "After all, as Yoda would say, 'A weekly paragraph will not an exciting blog make.'"

On Wednesday, the mayor promised people will be hearing from him more in the future.

Williams welcomed criticism, but in his "quasi prime directive" wrote that no anonymous outside entries will be accepted and "commonly accepted standards of decency" will be applied.