This is the best thing I've read on TechDirt since the last time I read something by Cathy Gellis on TechDirt. Will be sharing widely.
Just out of curiosity I went looking for the bridge, and Google Maps actually names it as such.
Don't let the notalls and whatabouts get you down. This is a great article. Thanks for giving your story. I just reviewed your history of articles and I think they are all superb contributions to TechDirt, even when I don't completely agree.
We recently started rewatching MAS*H from the beginning. The show that we remembered as so engaging and illuminating at the time was all that, but was also often so cringe in its treatment of women we had to just stop. Why didn't we see that then? What don't we see today?
I usually like reading guest authors but this piece is breathless tripe.