Everyone Wants to Change the World
Sonya Scholl doesn’t ignore jokes about becoming Mayor of Redmond because nobody else wanted the job, she actually tells them herself ! Mayor Scholl is a socialist (or a foaming-at-the-mouth neo communist, if you believe her political opponents). She’s a firm believer that “governments must do for the people what the people cannot do for themselves,” and she has been fighting an uphill battle to do just that in Redmond for years, first as a community leader and organizer, and now as mayor.
This abandoned car lot now resembles nothing so much as a fortress made up of rusting cars, sheet metal, bricks, and boards. A large, heavy steel gate rolls to one side as a car enters the compound, which takes up an entire city block.