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Editorial: Don't go Citgo

Every time the United States clashes with a foreign nation, no matter the reason, we can guarantee lawmakers will respond with childishly illogical legislation that seeks to strip some irrelevant cultural icon from American life.

Much like House Republicans who replaced French fries with "freedom fries" in protest of France's opposition to the war in Iraq, Boston City Councilor Jerry McDermott last week proposed to turn off the lights on the landmark Citgo Sign.

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