US Olympic curling team sweeps for DC voting rights

This Must Be the Place points to an item Washington Post about a creative bid for DC voting rights--Olympic curling.

A bunch of wonks in DC are making a bid to represent the United States in curling at the Olympic Games:
Enough snickering; this is serious business. In barely more than a week, the group's Web site, http://www.dcolympicteam.org , has won more than 400 commitments to the effort.

These guys are not out for personal glory. They are warriors for a righteous cause: They intend to use the Olympics to win national and global attention for the plight of the 500,000 D.C. residents who are democracy's forgotten -- Americans who cannot vote for a real congressional representative, taxpayers who have no say in how our money is spent, people who serve in the U.S. military yet have no voice in whether we go to war. [WaPo]
[This Must Be the Place]

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