Paddy Wagon

If Virginia won’t defend herself on the use of the phrase “paddy wagon,” The Politicker will.

A survey of the Observer’s Irish Caucus, led by noted expert on Irish stuff Terry Golway, found nobody particularly offended by the phrase. Sources also conflict on whether said wagon is meant to be full of Irish criminals, or driven by Irish cops.

So is offense being taken over on the Sheekey-Cunningham-Tierney axis of City Hall power? Over at the McManus? Anywhere?