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Maybe its a war on suburbanites, or a Ward 1 war on Ward 7 and 8, or some other meme - but war on cars it is not.

I think you're getting at something here. And whether you call it "war on suburbanites" or something else, when you boil it down it's just self-determination.

We don't even think about it when US elected officials pass legislation that serves the interests of US citizens--even if that legislation negatively impacts Mexico. And the first thing Virginia lawmakers do before passing legislation is not to sit down and ask each other, " might this negatively impact DC residents?"

So I'm not quite sure why it's such a shock that DC lawmakers occasionally pass laws that are intended to promote DC residents--even if those laws have some minor negative impact on suburbanites.

by Oboe on Nov 29, 2012 4:14 pm • linkreport

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