Imagine: New York, Free City

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 over at Observer has a nice little piece about New York City seceding to become a free city. The idea is certainly worth pondering for New Yorkers who, as Strausbaugh points out, pay into the bottomless DC sinkhole far more than they get out of it.

By the way, New Yorkers have done this sort of thing before, with great success. It’s called Vermont.

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