If You Don't Want An Apartment, Don't Have One

MLewyn's picture

One of my favorite political slogans (more because of its catchiness than because of its wisdom)* is "If You Don't Want An Abortion, Don't Have One." 

It occurs to me that this slogan would be quite appropriately adapted to an urbanist context.  In response to NIMBY attacks on compact development, one might create bumperstickers with slogans like:

"If You Don't Want An Apartment, Don't Live In One."

"If You Don't Want A Small House, Don't Buy One."

 

*I realize that as a substantive argument, pro-lifers may find it unpersuasive, because of overlooks the interests of non-slogan-reading fetuses.

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