Not Stopping for Pedestrians is Bad Form This Spring

If you were the guy who was honking at me this morning along E Street, please accept my apologies. I felt it would be more fashionable to wait until there were no pedestrians crossing in front of my car. If I committed some giant faux pas by not responding immediately, I am truly sorry to have delayed you and extra five seconds.

You jerk. It is quite clear that you were not among the elect either, so we are in this boat together, pal.

I guess I am like Don, who insists on driving safely, despite what the people behind him seem to feel entitled to do.

8 Comments so far

  1. Paulo (unregistered) on April 5th, 2007 @ 10:00 pm

    I’m pretty sure I know the intersection you’re referring to, as I cross it at least twice daily. It’s an “OK To Turn on Red” intersection, with inbound interlopers constantly careening down it after getting off US-50.

  2. Breaux (unregistered) on April 5th, 2007 @ 11:16 pm

    Still more douchebaggery from the MB staff.

  3. Ingen Angiven (unregistered) on April 6th, 2007 @ 9:38 am

    Douchebaggery in what sense?

  4. Carl Weaver (unregistered) on April 6th, 2007 @ 10:02 am

    Yeah, Breaux – I should have run over the pedestrians, right? You are an ass.

    Paulo – this was a different place. A stop sign with a crosswalk.

  5. MBFan#2 (unregistered) on April 6th, 2007 @ 10:36 am

    You know, cuz peddies are a nuisance for walking across the street so why not just reduce their numbers by running them down.

    [Just in case, I’m being sarcastic.]

  6. Carl Weaver (unregistered) on April 6th, 2007 @ 10:54 am

    Give me a break – it’s not like I am a Metrobus driver.

  7. Tom Bridge (unregistered) on April 6th, 2007 @ 11:40 am

    And like that, Carl has discovered Breaux’s secret identity.

  8. lou (unregistered) on April 6th, 2007 @ 3:23 pm

    I too am guessing I’ve been at that intersection. The one by Cafe Atlantico?
    throngs of pedestrians were crossing at the other side of the street and moron behind me was merrily blowing his horn. wonder if it was the same guy?

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