According to my first source, the Urban Dictionary, a good ol’ boy can be one of two things. One is that a good ol’ boy
1 – is from the South. New Mexico is south of somewhere, I guess.
2 – likes cheap beer. Nope.
3 – is a NASCAR fan. Uh-uh. That’s a no.
4 – follows pro wrestling. Sorry.
5 - drives a muscle car or pickup – O.K., he drives two different pickups, but he sold his muscle cars quite a while ago.
A second possible good ol’ boy
1 – comes from old money. That’s not Charlie.
2 – has a degree from a prestigious Southern college. He graduated from the University of Northern Colorado.
3 – wears nice clothes such a collared shirts and khakis. Not often. (They don’t make Life is Good tee shirts with collars, but he does have a nice pair of khaki carpenter pants.)
Just when I was about to give up hope, I ran across these entries from Dictionary.com:
· a person who belongs to a network of friends and associates with close ties of loyalty and mutual support.
· a man considered as being trustworthy and dependable because of his ordinary and down-to-earth background and upbringing.
Yep, there it is. Finally. Charlie is trustworthy and dependable and down-to-earth. And, in spite of what some have been led to believe, a network of friends who are loyal and mutually supportive is a good thing.
Now I can say with confidence, Vote for Charlie Rossetti in the April 8 special election for Mayor of West Fork.
He is, after all, a Good Ol’ Boy!