Seattle has many words for rain.
I encourage all of you to utilize the Beaufort Rain Scale where at any time the term to use could be Force 1: Scotch Mist; Presence of wet in the air, hovering rather than falling. You can feel damp on your face. But if you supinate your hand, nothing lands on it.
Associated Phrase: "I think it's trying to rain." (P.Meek)
The either/or false proposition that dictates a divisive approach. In opposition, you don't always have to be an a-hole. And sometimes, sometimes, people need actual facts to go along with an opinion (it's true). McGinn, the land-hermit crab, emerges from his shell -
"I ran on change," McGinn said, and "the fundamental choice was, do I stand up for what I think is right ... or do I do the politically expedient thing? And if I did that, I would become like all of the politicians that drove me crazy as a voter and as a neighborhood guy. ... At the end of four years, I had to be able to live with myself." -
Unfortunately for Mike, Seattle couldn't live with him, even if he could live with himself.