Skip to comments.Washington is a city on edge as election, ‘fiscal cliff’ approach
Posted on 11/02/2012 2:27:05 PM PDT by MNDude
Sometimes I feel like I can barely breathe, said Cook, who was one of 250 people who gathered at a Bethesda church earlier this month in a bid to replace the harsh buzz of the moment with the soothing hum of group meditation. They settled and centered, until even the traffic on River Road softened to a mellow ooooom. A sign on the door advised late arrivals to Park Mindfully.
But even Zen-ful Washingtonians find it hard to chill right now. After the session, several of the practitioners went right back to fretting about the election (most are Democrats), about federal spending (many are bureaucrats), about the poor, about health care, about, heck, everything.
Im so anxious about everything right now, I havent even been able to meditate, said Cook, who lives in the District and volunteers for the Obama campaign.
If cities have moods, then Washington is in a bad one. It has tension. Theres a knot right . . . ouch . . . there, between its shoulder blades. Ask the massage therapists, the bartenders, the career counselors and the psychologists. Theyre getting an earful from a city on edge.
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did you check out the picture? No way that’s in any conservative church.
LOL Dems will vote and cheat for Obamao the Socialist no matter how bad the jobs numbers are.
The Washington Pest as we used to know it when living up there. Liberal? Do bears s**t in the woods? Do coyotes howl at the moon? Do Killer Whale love seals for Breakfast?
Yeah, you can say Progressive, Liberal, Socialist and never a tax increase or expensive boondoggle that they don't love.
It looks like the waiting room of our DMV.