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Posted at 11:01 AM ET, 11/22/2010

"You don't see anyone suffering" in D.C.?

By Aaron Morrissey

Oh, Congress. We always enjoy it so when the nation's elected representatives decide to aimlessly act as a representative for the city which they'll be working in. After all, there's a long line of those -- Louie Gohmert, Tom Coburn and Jason Chaffetz, to name but a few -- who have so obviously pined to serve as a shadow representative or senator for the District of Columbia. Now, we realize that politicians think that they own this town -- we've come to terms with it. The only thing that we ask is that before such politicians spout off about our hometown (which, face it, is bound to happen with all of them), they at least try to do a modicum of homework.

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Aaron Morrissey blogs at DCist. The Local Blog Network is a group of bloggers from around the D.C. region who have agreed to make regular contributions to All Opinions Are Local.

By Aaron Morrissey  | November 22, 2010; 11:01 AM ET
Categories:  D.C., D.C. politics, DC Vote, HotTopic, Local blog network  
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