A final CPAC thought

One last post, and I’m done with CPAC posting. Thanks much to Heather and Stacey at DCI Group for the invitation to be on bloggers’ row, and thanks also to all of the other bloggers with whom I spent my week. On the first day, when candidate after candidate came by the tables to talk with the bloggers, I tried to pump many of them for thoughts on DC issues, and I really couldn’t get any headway with anyone at all. No one cared, even though Congress is minded by these men and women who find themselves sent to Washington.

When it came to DC Voting Rights, though, I did get one candidate’s staff to give me an answer that I found interesting. It didn’t come until right until I was packing up today, but it certainly explains why more people aren’t interested in DC becoming it’s own state. He walked up in his perfect suit and very Washington hairdo and he said…

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Senator Marion Barry.

I was floored, I didn’t think anything could make me think twice about statehood for DC. That sure did.

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I live and work in the District of Columbia. I write at We Love DC, a blog I helped start, I work at Technolutionary, a company I helped start, and I’m happy doing both. I enjoy watching baseball, cooking, and gardening. I grow a mean pepper, keep a clean scorebook, and wash the dishes when I’m done. Read Why I Love DC.

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