September 3rd, 2004

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RNC vs. NYC

"They're stopping all traffic to let the goddamn delegate buses have unimpeded progress through the city. We had one angry angry cab driver. 'They bring the convention here, and the people get nothing!'"--"Atrios".

Yes, New York cabbies really do talk like that.
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RNC vs. NYC, part deux

"It must be said that many of the foul-mouthed protesters were out-of-towners themselves. Likening them to terrorists [Mayor Bloomberg, who knows better] may be a bit much for some people. Still, they were an affront to many New Yorkers. Since when do we need outside help to scream dirty words in public?"—Clyde Haberman in the NY Times
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