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Welcome to the age of post-Covid nihilism

8 June 2022

8:59 PM

8 June 2022

8:59 PM

Washington, DC

Amid the recent orgy of violence across America, it was the carjackings that finally got me.

Lost amid all the mass shootings and gang slayings of late has been another wave of crime: vehicle thefts. In Washington DC, carjackings in 2021 were up by a third over 2019, while in nearby Alexandria a motorist made national news after he shot two boys at a gas station who were trying to lift his car.

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