What Do Lily Tomlin, Bea Arthur, Emmylou Harris and Ruth Buzzi Have in Common?
Morin will also pass out a list of containing the locations of six move-Jenny billboards set to feature the likes of Tomlin (natch), Kinky Friedman and Harris. Spoiler alert: They include the intersections of North Central Expressway and Fitzhugh Avenue; Northwest Highway and Greenville Avenue; and, closer to the Dallas Zoo, I-35E and E. Illinois Avenue. Morin's also posted a list of city council candidates in support of at least considering retiring Jenny, rather than putting her in the 10-acre Giants of the Savanna habitat, scheduled to open next year. An excerpt from Harris's letter to Dallas residents follows. As does a video two-fer.
Writes Emmylou Harris:
"Jenny the elephant has led a tragic life and my heart just breaks for her ... I understand Dallas citizens can vote on May 9th for new City Council candidates ... I love Dallas and have high regard for its people whom I believe will do the right thing and insist the City of Dallas immediately retire Jenny to the Elephant Sanctuary."And, for those who don't recall Ruth Buzzi, a refresher: