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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Washington Post Columnist Calls Bicyclists "Bullies," Makes Joke About Hitting Them with Cars

Posted by Paul Constant on Wed, Jul 23, 2014 at 9:44 AM

Take heed, automobile enthusiasts! Car drivers in other parts of the country are being crushed beneath the bootheels of bicyclists in a terrifying War on Cars, too. In a piece headlined "Bicyclist bullies try to rule the road in D.C.," Washington Post columnist Courtland Milloy delineated the lengths to which those bicycle bullies will go to oppress the noble few who choose automobile transportation:

They fight to have bike lanes routed throughout the city, some in front of churches where elderly parishioners used to park their cars. They slow-pedal those three-wheel rickshaws through downtown during rush hour, laughing at motorists who want them to get out of the way.

Not the elderly! Dear God, is there any way for vulnerable car owners to strike back against these two-wheeled overlords?

It’s a $500 fine for a motorist to hit a bicyclist in the District, but some behaviors are so egregious that some drivers might think it’s worth paying the fine.

Yes! Wait, no. Don't do that! that supposed to be satire?

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