CT Highway Driving Should Be One Thing, But It’s Another
For as long as we've had humans, we've had heavy-volume pathways.
We must derive some comfort or pleasure from traveling from one place to another in packs, otherwise why would we do it?
If we've been comfortable doing this is the modern world, you wouldn't know it from the messages we share. Humans, specifically Americans, we love to hurl ourselves into traffic and then find clever ways to bitch about it.
And nobody complains more than a pack of CT motorists. You see, if you're not from here, you may not be aware that we have a very specific and agitating problem on Connecticut highways. There are these sub-human, goblin looking creatures that drive slow in the fast lane.
No matter where you go in the Nutmeg State, you'll find one, setting the pace of the passing lane at 45 mph. Because this happens so often, we have to appoint a representative to create a meme about it each week. The memes are a helpful reminder to these folks that this behavior is unacceptable and will not be tolerated.
Thank you u/AquaNines, your service is much appreciated. This is the way it actually goes. This is a fair description of the people you'll find in each CT highway lane.
- People trying to go fast so they can get home and be with the family they love.
- A-holes with a God complex
- Psychos who are so dead set on telling people how to live their lives that they'll actually block a moving, 2-ton solid object with another 2-ton solid object.
- Hall monitor types
- People who forgot they were driving
- People about to pass the left-lane people, on their right
- Terrified drivers
- People who've given up in every way/Dead inside
- Dads/Moms teaching their teenagers how to drive and pretending like they're safe drivers.
The struggle is real.
This has been "Name Calling with Lou." See you next week when I breakdown Youtube videos of men trying to explain "Flow State."
P.S. The Smithsonian says we started migrating in groups about 80,000 years ago. If I had a time machine, I'd go back to Africa, to that moment in time and tell them about the Stamford corridor on I-95 in CT. Maybe give them some bullet points on Exits 4-5 on I-84 in Danbury and I'd wrap up my lesson with an education of the Merrit Parkway. I think everyone may have changed their mind and sheltered in place.
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