Where do Washingtonians learn to drive?

I’d planned to catch up on a few quick items yesterday, since I was away in New York for a few days. Unfortunately, the Great Blizzard of 2007&#153 struck, snarling traffic. Danielle and I made it back to Northern Virginia in about 3.5 hours. We stopped at the grocery store before finishing our journey home. This should’ve been a minor detour, but it turned into a giant misadventure. We left Whole Foods at 1:50. We pulled into our driveway at 5:20.

Witness the white-out conditions that caused this:

While Danielle’s Jetta handled the conditions without incident, even big vehicles can’t help most drivers in the area:

This happens every year at this time in D.C. It should scare everyone that these are the same people leading our nation through actual crises.