POPE: If you read this morning's paper, then you probably already know that tracking polls indicate there's fifty-seven per cent support for
BEAVER: Ah, an actual police department.
DICK: Private beaches.
VERONICA: The rich get richer.
POPE: All right, let's stop there. All those are true, but let's not just focus on the potential upside. Sure we could speculate, but why do so when we already have a model we can study?
Pope moves to the switch by the open door to turn off the lights. As he heads back into the room, his remote at the ready, Hannah passes in the hallway. She pauses and blows
VERONICA: [mockingly cutesy] Aww.
The next slide shows a drawing of an idyllic park.
POPE: In the heart of
He continues to click through the slides, graphics of each of the points he makes.
POPE: Home to
As Pope wanders past, Logan, who has rolled his papers into a tight roll, makes as if ramming the roll up Pope's...uh...
POPE: But before the whole dot-com craze began,
On the slide behind him are set out median prices for 1970 - Household Income: $35328, Single Family Home: $70,000, 1 acre plot: $7,000 - and some features of
POPE: When they incorporated, they effectively put up a wall between the economic classes. And what resulted after a very short time was an ultra-rich center surrounded by...
Pope clicks the remote at the screen. Figures appear for 1990. There are a series of charts noting drugs rates, crime rate and median home prices, inside and outside the incorporation area.
POPE: ...the crime capital of