I was going to remark on this, but the Post writer said it better than I ever could. And with more unbelievable anecdotes — though my New Best Friend(tm), while helping me shovel out today (bless his little Gen-Y heart), described the moment when he thought his last hour had come — watching a Hummer chug along at normal speed and do a 360 in the intersection he was approaching.
By Monica Hesse
Washington Post Staff Writer
Wednesday, February 10, 2010
Some idiot was sliding around near Arlington’s Court House Metro station in a tiny BMW with pathetic rear-wheel drive, spinning his tires uselessly as he tried again and again to climb an unplowed street. “He kept trying to get up the hill, and I kept encouraging him to park,” says a dumbfounded Brandon Tudor, who observed the mess. “At least 10 times — locking up his brakes, sliding back down the hill. I almost yanked him out of the car.”
Some other location, some other idiot… continued here