Walking over the I-5 failing st ped bridge today, there were like a dozen or so protesters with banners and megaphones, shouting to traffic about how we need to save the orcas.

Which is fine, I guess, but the west side of that bridge is home to like a dozen or so people who live in tents, and it felt hella weird to see these (mostly) white middle-aged women protesting such a far-away problem when there’s a more urgent, extremely local problem right next to them.



Like, I recognize orcas and homelessness are orthogonal concerns. But man, priorities.

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