Tidal Marsh

DCist tries in vain to convince the political journalism world that Washington, DC is not, in fact, located on a swamp. At best, portions of Washington are tidal marsh. At the same time, much of the city is elevated above the river and has never had any even vaguely marshy attributes. What’s more, we don’t have to put up with straneg odors, only the metaphorical stench of corruption.