Best DC Metro Stations to be Born at, Ranked

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On Thursday, a woman gave birth to a baby while waiting for the yellow line at DC’s L’Enfant plaza, perhaps the only place on the planet less sanitary than a manger. It’s a L’Enfant infant. A L’infant. Terrific. So if you’re looking to give birth in a Metro station, what’s your best option?

1.) Medical Center. Sounds hospital-y.

2.) Foggy Bottom GWU. They saved Reagan.

3.) Stadium-Armory. There are helicopters right outside.

4.) Cleveland Park. It’s right by Vace, that has to count for something.

5.) Capitol South. You’ll never give birth in This Town again.

6.) Union Station. It’s near the Department of Labor. Get it? Labor. Okay.

7.) Strathmore. Music is supposed to be good for a baby, right? We read that once.

45.) Dunn Loring. Is this even a real place?

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Reclaiming power from those who abuse it often starts with telling the truth. And in "This Is How Authoritarians Get Defeated," MoJo's Monika Bauerlein unpacks six truths to remember during the homestretch of an election where democracy, truth, and decency are on the line.

Truth #1: The chaos is the point.

Truth #2: Team Reality is bigger than it seems.

Truth #3: Facebook owns this.

Truth #4: When we go to work, we're in the fight.

Truth #5: It's about minority rule.

Truth #6: The only thing that can save us is…us.

Please take a moment to see how all these truths add up, because what happens in the weeks and months ahead will reverberate for at least a generation and we better be prepared.

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