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One piece of the District’s municipal apparatus redeemed itself in the snowstorm: As pedestrians in Adams Morgan tromped through feet of snow and brown slush, Mayor Anthony A. Williams zipped by them with the help of his trusty black 2001 Lincoln Navigator. The gargantuan SUV, previously regarded as a gas-swilling executive indulgence, stood on Columbia Road outside the So’s Your Mom deli while the mayor made a quick run inside to pick up a tuna sandwich. Though he was outfitted in disaster gear—a D.C. Emergency Management Agency hat and personalized jacket—Williams barely got his feet wet as he Navigatored the snow-stricken city. “It performed admirably,” mayoral spokesperson Tony Bullock says. “It’s a good SUV. It gets the job done—that’s why it was chosen by the security detail for the mayor.” —Sarah Godfrey