If you aren’t aware of the crazy hijinks involving David Ruttenberg’s Rack’n Roll and the city of Manassas Park, then you haven’t been visiting the Agitator enough. Radley Balko’s got a big post up on recent developments, but if you’re new to this you can find all his posts on the topic here. It is seriously bizarre stuff of the sort you would expect to find in a Kafka laughing-gas dream rather than in good ol’ Uhmurrica. Why are the officials there sinking to such outrageous lows over some billiards bar? I don’t know, but as P.J O’Rourke said when he saw the pyramids of Egypt “People have always been crazy”.