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“Ho ho! Hey hey! We’re here to drain the SWAMP today!” So shouted a gathering of unionized city workers—including one dressed in a green alligator outfit—in front of One Judiciary Square Tuesday morning. Were they talking about McMillan Reservoir? The Potomac River Basin? No: SWAMP refers to Stop Wasting America’s Money on Privatization—the theme of the day’s protest against contracting out government services. —Robin Bingham