The Washington Times - April 17, 2011, 12:37PM

“At first I was concerned he was arrested because of that investigation in those hiring practices. Then I heard it was a protest. It’s not a good look for any mayor to get arrested, no matter what the case is.”

— Shannon Holley, Largo, student


“Considering the previous mayors of D.C., there’s nothing really there. It’s probably politics as usual in D.C.”

— Charles Pomerat, Harford County, Md., analyst

“I appreciated the effort.”

— Susan Ludwig, Northwest D.C., retired

“The mayor is frustrated like anyone else is. He wants Congress to pass the budget so they can get on with other important business.”

— Dwight Richardson, Charles County, Md., analyst