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From the Oakland Tribune: “Human Waste Seeping into Lake Merritt.” Yes, that’s right: the restrooms behind the Lake Merritt Boating Center are all plugged up, and a stream of excrement is flowing past the patio and into the lake. So, readers: what’s this a metaphor for? Edgerlygate? The Chauncey Bailey murder? The Acorn Gang? Oakland’s four hundred foreclosures? Gosh, there are so many candidates…

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