He was not reading any of these things. He was reading a book by the musician Billy Bragg, who I guess also writes books. Title: The Progressive Patriot: A Search for Belonging. The county executive then pulled out his portable telephone device to show me a photo of himself with Billy Bragg:

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In other news, the classical music was a hit—downright jaunty at times—and no one broke anything or fell.