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Wall Street Journal courageously takes on the totalitarian bike lobby

"The bike lobby is an all-powerful enterprise," says WSJ editorial board member Dorothy Rabinowitz


Katie McDonough
June 3, 2013 8:03PM (UTC)

Comic book villain Wall Street Journal editorial board member Dorothy Rabinowitz will not be silenced by the "all-powerful enterprise" of the bike lobby a moment longer. In a courageous interview with the paper, Rabinowitz advocates on behalf of the "majority of citizens of [New York City]" who are "appalled" by the new bike sharing program and its many attendant dangers.

Beyond leaving New Yorkers vulnerable to the whims of positively homicidal cyclists, a fleet of new bike racks have left New York's "best neighborhoods" absolutely "begrimed by these blazing-blue Citi Bank bikes," she says.

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Think that's the very worst of it? Think again.

To find out more, just watch as Rabinowitz spends five minutes explaining how New York has never known a menace as great as a bike share program:


Katie McDonough

Katie McDonough is Salon's politics writer, focusing on gender, sexuality and reproductive justice. Follow her on Twitter @kmcdonovgh or email her at kmcdonough@salon.com.

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