Ridgewood can refrain from voting on the local level for lunatics for VC when the ministrations of this blog leave it in no doubt of their relative shortcomings. But move out to the county, state, and national level, and it can’t resist! It’s as if Ridgewood is perpetually suffering from some kind of electoral version of the conscience-deadening consequences of original sin. If left to its own devices it behaves like the proverbial dog, brainlessly returning to its vomit.