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The mayor and D.C. Council, not so much.

They have far more serious issues to contend with — including the city’s horrible reputation as a caretaker. (Another ward of the city has been charged with homicide.)

Speaking of reputations

Morehouse College is sullying its reputation of educating future influential black men by disinviting the Rev. Kevin Johnson of Philadelphia because he said blacks aren’t better off under President Obama, who is scheduled to deliver the commencement address.

Morehouse alumni — “Morehouse Men,” as they are often called — are seething.

Here we go again with the progressive cultural tenet of tolerance.

Either you are tolerant or you are intolerant.

Progressives and liberals are speaking with forked tongues.

Deborah Simmons can be reached at