Saturday, July 12, 2008

Perhaps Not The Best Example

I appreciate that for people on fixed incomes every little price increase can be problematic, but I'm not sure "gonna cut into my gambling money" is really the way to make that point.

"I'm not going to get an E-ZPass. I'll just have to pay the $4," said Angie Stanisci, 69, a South Philadelphia legal secretary who uses the senior discount for trips across the Walt Whitman Bridge to visit friends in South Jersey and to go to Atlantic City casinos.

The Rev. Tony Evans, director of Camden's Health and Human Services Department, predicted that the higher tolls for seniors would "have an effect, but we don't yet know the full impact."

Not intending to pick on the person quoted. Don't care what she does with her money.