Re: There is a movement to make the District of Columbia the 51st state
Originally Posted by Kal'Stang
DC was never meant to be a State. It was meant to be the Capitol of the US. Separated so as to show no allegiance to any specific state. To show neutrality. I see no reason that it should change. If people want representation in the Senate/Congress then they should move to an actual state. There are other US territories without representation in the Senate/Congress. Those territories are far more deserving of representation imo.
It really is amazing that people really don't know US history all that well.