Residents Are Opposing: A 25 mph speed limit
Because: Traffic needs to move faster.
We Say: Hot damn! Next year’s Cadillac Grand Prix starts on MacArthur Boulevard!
In: Cleveland Park
Residents Are Opposing: Campaign posters for unopposed candidates
Because: “[T]here’s no point in uglifying the neighborhoods.”*
We Say: Who’s calling Linda Cropp ugly?
In: Forest Hills
Residents Are Opposing: Unintelligent development
Because: “We are losing our forest. We are losing our hills.”**
We Say: “We are losing our Fog. We are losing our Bottom.”
Residents Are Opposing: A D.C. Council bill to put ads on public furniture, including benches and toilets.
Because: Advertising will take over the streets.
We Say: Commodification my ass!
*As told to a neighborhood e-mail forum
**As told to the Georgetown Current—Dave Nuttycombe