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This photo, from Wednesday’s announcement that the city will be spending a portion of a budget surplus on the D.C. Schools, is currently in rotation on the front page of

I know the Mayor & Co. don’t want to look too gleeful when spending taxpayer money, but jeez—turn those frowns upside down!

Look up, guys—you got a $155 million surplus! It’s not so bad!