Well, this is interesting. Dating the District says men, at least in her neighborhood, are on their best behavior. She writes: There has been a serious increase in the show of gallantry around here lately, and it deserves some legitimate praise. The post: The Gentlemen of Columbia Heights.
But wait: Is Gallantry Dead? kobe shoes writes about the rarely-mentioned Titanic monument in DC: When a statue erected by a Women of America in thankfulness to a ideals of flattery is secluded by those same women; when a republic usually cares during a moment for acts of aplomb prior to relocating upon to a subsequent luminary scandal; when mothers as well as fathers stop instilling those values in their children; afterwards we all have turn diminished.
Ok, regarding the gallant and the Titantic there’s a need to point out this post in the New Yorker: The mortality rate among third-class men, women, and children was eighty-four per cent, fifty-four per cent, and sixty-six per cent, respectively; in first class, the same figures were sixty-seven per cent, three per cent, and sixteen per cent. It turns out that class distinctions then are alive now in Paul Ryan’s budget. Iceberg to the Right: From the Titanic to Paul Ryan.
Here is a photo and information about the Titanic memorial in DC. It’s quite stunning as well as familiar.
But were they gallant about it? Columbia Heights Metro offload creates minor delays and major angst. TBD On Foot. Photos. Crowds. Mess. Justthewayitis.