Remember When?

There were days, long ago, when many people believed the sentiment in the sign above the nightclub, pictured below.  I’m not talking about noise. I mean the thought that someone would write a congressman to expect a solution to a problem.  That thought, more than 25 years later is laughable.

Photograph: Sign in Brooklyn circa 1990

Write Your Congressman

4 thoughts on “Remember When?

  1. Very poignant to read this on the morning a British Member of Parliament has been murdered in the constituency where she was trying to not only respond to letters from the people she represented but be available to them, face to face, for a weekly open surgery as is the tradition here. I suspect practices will be reviewed now and the link between the electorate and their representatives will become ever more distant…

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