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Loyal Customer

Obviously, no thinking caps were mentioned.

Chris Mechels

Another "tip of the hat" by the New Mexican to; news as entertainment. Real news goes unreported.

Khal Spencer

So half of Casa Solana was covered in a sea of mud yesterday and today following a major water main break. I found that buried on page 8 of the print issue. On page 1 is a story about a mayor's overpriced hat, a commentary about Jeff Steinborn demanding air conditioned school buses, and the usual story about our lunatic of a President. The headline story is human interest.

Seems the New Mexican doesn't pay attention to real news in Santa Fe any more. Unless it has to do with gun misuse, that is. I suspect a fair number of the people digging out of a sea of mud in this neighborhood probably haven't had time to read the paper yet.

Spencer Ralston

To any naysayers, Mayors are people too, and it’s nice to read about the human side of our elected officials. I’m sorry the article didn’t give mention to the other great hat shop in our town - the O’Farrell Hat. Co.

Loyal Customer

Hopefully , The Mayor will use his head for something besides a hat rack.

Charles W Rodriguez

Seriously? A story about the mayor's hat ranks right with the complainers about weeds and overgrown city medians. Some people need to get a life.

Jeff Varela

Geez...can the the New Mexican produce information on the effectiveness of this full-time Mayor? Sure this Mayor has plenty of quantifiable accomplishments under his hat!


$1800 for a hat? and that was at a discount. SMH That's a monthly mortgage payment or one ot two months rent for some here in Santa Fe.

Leesa Vigil

Nice story, but I wanted a better view of the hat.

James Morris

Terrific piece and a relief from all the bad news

Judy Tuwaletstiwa

Thank you for this article that captures the always present and very delightful humor of our Mayor.

Julie Berman

WOW...how news worthy!


the price of the mayor's hat is not the point.

the astonishingly sloppy editing job, demonstrates that the publisher and his editorial staff and layout/graphics team combined, have less sense for news and respect for their readership than a high school newspaper crew woul have.

is it only one or two writers who were trained in newspaper journalism??

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