It’s come to my attention that some of you have a problem

It’s come to my attention that some of you have a problem with the Blue Angels flying around during Seafair. The planes are too loud. Or maybe too dangerous. I don’t know. I couldn’t really hear your complaints over the sound of the WORLD’S GREATEST DISPLAY OF AERIAL ACROBATICS taking place right outside my window.Listen, I understand the gripes. I know what it’s like to take for granted what you grew up with. Living in Washington, D.C., I grew to hate the monuments and Smithsonian and all the other incredible free crap around the city because, to me, all those attractions just meant more fanny-packed tourists to maneuver around on the Metro.But this is different. I had to slalom the wool-sock-and-sandals crowd for six months of the year. The Blue Angels are only around for the weekend. And they actually do something cool and dangerous!I just watched four Hornets buzz my apartment building at roughly Mach 1,000. And sure, my ears are bleeding, the phone won’t stop ringing — even though I’m pretty sure I don’t have a land line — and I’ll probably be forced from on to use one of those old timey horns in order to hear anything. But it was totally worth it!F yeah, America! Beat that, Natural History Museum!Now would someone please answer that goddamn phone.


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