“Jerk” Fenty Strikes Again
And just to prove that the criticism hasn't had much of an impact on Hizzoner's conduct, check out the start of this video. If you don't have time for click-and-watch, I'll give you a summary:
First: A NewsChannel 4 anchor opens with a question for Fenty about the streets, saying that there are still problems with commutes stemming from snow-strewn thoroughfares. "When is the last of the snow going to be cleared and when should things be back to normal?"
Then: Fenty responds with a bunch of bluster—a laugh and some strange facial contortions. He says, "It's kind of a question that doesn't make any sense....the snow has fallen and it's not going to be gone until the temperature gets warm enough that it can melt."
Then: After a little back-and-forth, Fenty says, "We're moving it out of the street, which is what I think you guys mean."
Right! That was the question, Mr. Mayor.
See for yourself: