Even turkeys need new feathers every few years. In this case, it is Brentwood Mayor Bob “Turkey” Taylor who donned new fowl duds for his annual charity drive for a local food pantry.
“”The tail feathers on the old one were shot up pretty good,” Taylor said.
And we most sincerely hope he is speaking figuratively.
The turkey tradition began a few years ago after Taylor put out a challenge to his elected peers: “If you donate money to my food pantry, I’ll wear a turkey suit!” He lost that bet and it has transformed into one of Taylor’s most endearing mayoral duties.
Here’s a look at the old vs. the new feathers.