Sunday, October 17, 2010

Chimpanzees on LSD

Public hearings are often a formality, a minor road bump. Plenty of earnest folks show up to question the impact of a proposed subdivision or shopping mall upon their neighborhoods and lives, and the politicians pretend to listen.

By that point, though, the deal is already sealed, the necessary majority of votes secured.

This cynical charade has been going on since the beginning of statehood. It's the reason so many Florida cities look like they were planned by chimpanzees on LSD.

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1 comment:

Scratch the hostile fay said...

You should look at a road map of here.... The city grew up around a tavern, so naturally the roads look like a drunk person laid them out.

Although I've been to parts of Florida. I should think the chimps on drugs would do a better job!