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    “It’s good to be the king,” Mel Brooks said on screen as King Louis XVI.

    Mayor Nutter offered a more uplifting reflection the benefits of power today as he announced there was enough money to send two Philadelphia Pop Warner football teams to Florida for their championship.

    He’d had a rough week battling over business tax reform in City Council, and wrestling with whether a public space could be called Christmas Village.

    But helping these young kids and their families, he said, is what makes holding office worth the effort.

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    “Sometimes, it’s the little things that you do,” he said.

    You can hear his remarks, courtesy of our own Elizabeth Fiedler, by clicking the audio above.

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