Talk about a captive audience. (Tom Allen/The Washington Post)

In other news:

Local unions declare solidarity with Occupy protesters (D.C. Wire)

Vincent Gray trusts his police department to know when to use pepper spray (D.C. Wire)

Settlement means few answers in the DeOnte Rawlings case (Post editorial)

Ethics bill backlash (GGW, Examiner, DCist)

Unsurprisingly, judge orders White House shooter to undergo psychiatric evaluation (Post)

New Gray flack won’t be tweeting (Post)

Hearing set on releasing names, photos of juvenile escapees (Susie’s Budget and Policy Corner)

Natwar Gandhi quizzed on “innovation” (Post)

”D.C. Democrats are brainwashing black people” (The Root DC)

Eleanor Holmes Norton’s campaign for a 12th term is underway (The Hoya)

Crime down, probation and parole up (Examiner)

Supercommittee fail could mean 14,129 jobs lost in D.C. alone (WBJ)

Suzanne Peck: “supercommittee of one”? (DCFPI)

Supermarkets that are getting tax breaks (Housing Complex)

Harry Jaffe is glad Albrecht Muth is representing himself, because he won’t be pursuing an insanity defense that would result in treatment for his possible mental illness (Examiner)

Ivy City’s Crummell School still moldering (Housing Complex)

On MPD’s “bigoted policing policies toward the city’s transgender residents” (HuffPo)

100 homicides (DCist)

Where are the license plate readers, anyway? (City Desk)

Budget autonomy deal “not ... another painful incursion on home rule but rather a sacrifice made to gain an important victory in the District’s fight to obtain full and equal rights” (Post letter)

Check out the Yards, in animation form (

This will be Central Union Mission’s last Thanksgiving at 14th and R (Borderstan)

Planned homeless shelters look pretty spiffy (Housing Complex)

Concerns about the homeless at a Congress Heights park (CHotR)

Adam Eidinger Would Like His Chinese Hemp Underwear Back” (HuffPo)