(4) by poking them in their blind eye, Mitch has managed to get the real culprits to "call upon" themselves to solve the problem which for too long they have watched with too little dismay.
Whenever a moment is manipulated, as certain as the laws of physics that manipulation will have a reaction. Over the course of the years the moments manipulated by Mitch have amounted to hours. Now most of Mitch's hours are devoted to dealing with those reactions.
Correct or incorrect in respect to his practical solutions to society's cruel and inhumane treatment of its pariahs, to think that there is a government administrator who does more hands-on dirty work than Mitch, or that the D.C. Coalition for the Homeless, the District government, or the Federal government has done as much, on a per capita basis, is delusional.
"The D.C. Coalition isn't the villain in this tragedy," according to Snyder. "The government dangles a bloody piece of meat (funds for the homeless) just beyond teach of a pit full of savage beasts (groups for the homeless). The beasts claw one another to shreds fighting for the prize."
Snyder made those comments a few days before CCNV and the government went back to the Court of Appeals, where the feds pulled a surprise move.
In the courtroom, counsel for the government announced that the administration had reached an agreement with the D.C. Coalition. The government had agreed to give the Coalition $3.7 million, two temporary buses, a building in Anacostia, and "supplies." In return the Coalition would house the residents presently at 425 D.
The Court, satisfied with those promises, agreed that the government could kick CCNV out of 425 D when the other arrangements were completed.
Now time will tell whether the hostages have been freed, or if it was merely the fattest beast that got the bloody piece of meat. And, if the Coalition fails to solve the problem, what will Mitch do next?