After the Central Parking System attendants left the key in the ignition, Talking Points Memo’s Joshua Micah Marshall’s car was stolen. Now the the political blogger is performing a delicate dirty dance with the garage to get them to pay for it.
In an update this afternoon, Central offered about a third of the car’s value, because they possess, “evidence the car was not in mint condition” and they have “documentation that the car has several scratches on its side.”
A few months ago, a Central employee ground Marshall’s car against another car, scratching deep indentation in the side.
Yes, Central’s smoking gun for the car’s worthlessness is… the paperwork surrounding the scratch they made.
Until he gets a new car, it’s uncertain how Marshall will continue to drive Washington controversy.
(Thanks to Gari N. Corp!)