That's to be expected when the master of ceremonies also works in the municipal Information Technology department, which Zanni repeatedly and unsuccessfully tried to privatize during his first term as mayor.
"It's strange that Zanni would try to outsource the IT department considering that he knows nothing about computers," said emcee John Molori. "Giving
Molori roasted Zanni in front of a full house yesterday at the
"Or -- given Steve's electric personality -- antisocial media," said Molori. "And he's Italian, so he does have a page on Shut Uppa Your Face-book."
This is Zanni's second consecutive
Zanni told the crowd that all proceeds from yesterday's event will be donated to the
In past years, former Mayor
In an attempt to rally the Irish in the crowd, state Rep.
"Just because you look like
Other elected officials in the audience included state Sen.
Both Cronin and Jajuga are up for election to the
"It's like a wax museum of (expletive) politicians," said Molori. "Are you kidding me? Can we rotate it every millennium or so?"
Zanni was the main subject of ridicule. After reminding the crowd that Zanni beat mayoral challenger
"That's Steve -- that's what all the people say," said Molori. "You took office in January. We hated you by May. Your ego's huge, but why? I just don't know. You barely beat that lunatic,
Another verse in the song cited Zanni's failed bids at IT privatization.
"That's Steve -- the Italian Lantigua. He told the IT department, 'Hey, we don't really need ya.' But Stevie, you must always remember, you could be outsourced yourself, come this November."
(c)2013 The Eagle-Tribune (North Andover, Mass.)
Visit The Eagle-Tribune (North Andover, Mass.) at www.eagletribune.com
Distributed by MCT Information Services