Here’s the top headline in the Washington Post this morning: “Demolitions Follow Wave of Foreclosures.” It’s written by the noted journalist Brady Dennis. No, this is not Flint, Michigan. It’s spreading. “Four years into the housing crisis, Ohio has found a novel way to deal with vacant buildings by convincing banks to give away abandoned properties and foot the bill for demolitions.” And now other places are taking notice. So you see, ladies and gentlemen, this is good news. After we bulldoze houses in Detroit, the new norm, after we bulldoze vacant houses in Flint, now we bulldoze vacant houses in Ohio. A brilliant solution to the housing crisis: just bulldoze houses where American families used to live. This is the new normal in the Obama economy.

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