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Department of Fatal Metaphors

They are just reacting to their nature, like the scorpion who stung the frog." Comment by NIMBY-isto Dick Stewart, chair of the Neighbors to Preserve the Waterfront, about his group's lawsuit to stop development on the Embarcadero dead in its tracks, specifically the development of the Golden Gateway Tennis Club and an adjacent parking lot into luxury condominiums. In this case, Mr. Stewart is the frog and the Planning Department is the scorpion. Maybe. [SFGate/CityInsider]