May 08, 2004

Today's Seattle Times profiles a Moronorail lover whom it portrays as the biggest asshole in town.

"I simply love the monorail," he says
Unfortunately, the love is unrequited. Current plans call for the train to run right outside his window, depriving him of sunlight:
Now Inshetski is considering whether to join a campaign to repeal the monorail plan.

"They affected not just all the residents, but one of their most faithful workers," he says. "If they could do that to a volunteer, then how would other people feel?"

Other people would feel that unless you think about the thousands of other people who are negatively affected by the Monorail and unless you spend as much time and money fighting to kill the Monorail as you spent campaigning for it -- whether or not your own selfish concerns are mitigated -- then the newspaper is not unfairly portraying you as an asshole.

For more information on fighting the Moronorail: OnTrack and

Posted by Stefan Sharkansky at May 08, 2004 10:55 AM

I was hoping the Times really printed the word "asshole."

Posted by: Greg on May 8, 2004 01:00 PM

Alternate headline:

Idiot Turns NIMBY in Record Time

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