The New York Times Editorial Board’s Verdict On Anti-Density NIMBYs

Long Island, a.k.a., the Island of Lost Homes:

“…efforts to build higher-density ‘smart growth’ developments have been vigorously, often rabidly, opposed by communities wedded to the single-family house behind the white picket fence.”

The money word is “rabidly,” even though rabies probably doesn’t qualify as a “societal plague.”