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Skip to comments.Mark Steyn: Motown no more
Posted on 07/20/2013 4:52:35 AM PDT by navysealdad
By the time Detroit declared bankruptcy, Americans were so inured to the throbbing dirge of Motown's Greatest Hits 40 percent of its streetlamps don't work; 210 of its 317 public parks have been permanently closed; it takes an hour for police to respond to a 911 call; only a third of its ambulances are drivable; one-third of the city has been abandoned; the local Realtor offers houses on sale for a buck and still finds no takers; etc., etc. Americans were so inured that the formal confirmation of a great city's downfall was greeted with little more than a fatalistic shrug.
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