Bob Plain is the editor/publisher of Rhode Island's Future. Previously, he's worked as a reporter for several different news organizations both in Rhode Island and across the country.

2 responses to “Darth Flanders at Follies: ‘Lord of the Pink Slip’”

  1. Bob Flanders voted for Trump, says ‘Muslim Ban’ will prevail at SCOTUS

    […] Flanders’ is known more for his sharp wit than his penchant for bringing people together. As the receiver for Central Falls during bankruptcy, he famously said public sector workers had a choice between a haircut and a beheading. Then he lampooned his role at the Follies as Darth Vader, Lord of the Pink Slip. […]

  2. Bob Flanders, Sue Cienki stage a receivership coup d’etat in East Greenwich

    […] Because East Greenwich schools aren’t state-controlled as in Central Falls, Flanders said the cuts could go even deeper. Flanders is infamous for telling Central Falls employees they could choose between a haircut and a beheading, then lampooned his role in Central Falls at the Follies by dressing up as Darth Flanders, Lord of the Pink Slip. […]

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