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Sinkhole appears in DC neighborhood, fails to swallow up the government


This afternoon, D.C. police reported a 25-foot-deep sinkhole in the Adams Morgan neighborhood:

Yikes. RT @aaronblakewp: Huge sinkhole reported in DC (h/t @byrontau)…

— Jordan Fabian (@Jordanfabian) March 12, 2013

25-ft deep sinkhole is in Adams Morgan

— David Freddoso (@freddoso) March 12, 2013

#DC officials: #sinkhole forming in 1900 blk of Biltmore St NW. DPW requested at the scene.

— wusa9 (@wusa9) March 12, 2013

A gaping maw in Washington? This is just too easy:

DC IS a sinkhole. MT @majchrowitz Now DC has a sinkhole. DC police report large sinkhole in 1900 block of BiltmoreStNW 25ft deep & expanding

— Michelle Malkin (@michellemalkin) March 12, 2013

Oh, please, oh, please, oh please . . .RT @freddoso: Huge sinkhole reported in DC.

— Michelle (@MPeper) March 12, 2013


— Josh Greenman (@joshgreenman) March 12, 2013

I thought she was the DC sinkhole. RT @ladowd: Has Fluke weighed in on the DC sinkhole? Like she has been for months?

— SFK (@stephenkruiser) March 12, 2013

Sinkhole eroding foundation of DC, just offered keynote speech at CPAC.

— Andy Cobb (@AndyCobb) March 12, 2013

Also I thought the #DCsinkhole was a joke…as in a 16.7 trillion dollar money pit.

— Pam Swan (@pjswan) March 12, 2013

DC Swallowed by Sink Hole; Nation Rejoices

— Stefan Becket (@stefanjbecket) March 12, 2013

Alas. As it turns out, initial reports were a bit … exaggerated:

Small sinkhole opens in Adams Morgan on Biltmore St. NW. No biggie.…

— Martin Di Caro (@MartinDiCaro) March 12, 2013

So, this was more of a sinkquester, then:

Okay, this sinkhole is the new sequester:…

— David Freddoso (@freddoso) March 12, 2013

It appears the sink hole in DC is like the #sequester. Tiny.…

— RB (@RBPundit) March 12, 2013

The Adams Morgan sinkhole would ordinarily be deeper, but… you know. Sequester and all.

— jimgeraghty (@jimgeraghty) March 12, 2013

Darn it.

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