Video: Singing Hillbilly Spoofs NIMBYs Who Don't Want Westside Subway in Pristine, Perfect Beverly Hills
The Beverly Hills High School PTA wanted to scare the crap out of you when it comes to the epic, movie-magic level of danger associated with tunneling for Metro's Westside Subway extension beneath the campus, as proposed. Now a spoof video lampoons the NIMBYism of the Beverly Hills-ers via a singing hillbilly who points out all the great reasons why (wink, wink) Metro should leave their Hills alone.
Keeping the golf course clean, staying stuck in traffic, making sure no new retail tenants fill vacancies, and protecting the oil rigs on the BHHS campus are just a few "reasons" why this hillbilly wants to be like his city-mates and keep Beverly Hills in 1959. Who needs progress right?
Think the Beverly Hills NIMBYs are absurd? Whatever you do, don't be a fancy email-using city slicker and give Metro a piece of your mind (wink, wink some more).