The Colbert Report in Bend: The Backyard Clothesline Controversy

by whatthebend on June 5, 2011

If you’ve lived in Bend for a while, you’ve probably heard about this story that made national news last year. From The Wall Street Journal:

It was a sunny, 70-degree day here in Awbrey Butte, an exclusive neighborhood of big, modern houses surrounded by native pines. To Susan Taylor, it was a perfect time to hang her laundry out to dry. The 55-year-old mother and part-time nurse strung a clothesline to a tree in her backyard, pinned up some freshly washed flannel sheets — and, with that, became a renegade.

Originally airing on May 5, 2010 – The Colbert Report’s take on it is worth watching:

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