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If Chris Matthews lived on 5th St. NW, he’d be blowing Mayor Fenty kisses. Even the sidewalks on the 4700 block have been professionally snow-blown.

If he lived on Illinois Ave. NW anywhere near my 4800 block, just a few blocks west of all that black pavement, he might well have given Mayor Fenty the same nationally televised haterade shower.