When mayors wear hats: A retrospective

The Night Beat blog has a fine photo of Mayor Mike Huether wearing a monkey hard hat at the zoo on Wednesday.

But, at best, it’s only the second best photo of a hatted Sioux Falls mayor.

Behold, Dave Munson on a windy Cinco de Mayo, 2009 (shot by Cory Myers):

Some other cities’ mayors have donned a hat now and then. Take Newark’s Cory Booker, who was excited to see the circus back in town (AP photo):

The Dalai Lama is not a mayor. But here he is in a hat with Calgary Mayor Dave Bronconnier, who evidently gives white hats to all important visitors. Good move. (Reuters photo):