In a city with the worst traffic in the nation, cops are known sit on street corners and collect money via b.s. ticket traps. In a town with some of the most torn-up roads in the nation, the City Council's proposed solution was to raise property taxes. City Hall has had issues with building inspectors taking bribes and workers drinking on the job.
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But in the City Council's rosy view of its peasantry, the real issues are far more Portlandia than pothole. After all, this is a body that once outlawed cat declawing and took a dim view of retail pet sales. All well and good if we didn't have real problems:More »