There's whole section on helmet laws, which is pretty much aligned with the view that MHLs are about politics, not safety. As usual, snobbie throws a little hyperbolic snark in to make sure no-one can miss the message.
BSNYC wrote:In 100 years, one of two things is going to happen: Either we’re going to look back at this puritanical preoccupation that cyclists have to wear a helmet on a bicycle all the time and laugh about it, like how people laugh at chastity belts today, or nobody’s going to ride bikes anymore because people think they’re too dangerous. That’s the bottom line.
For those who've missed it, here's his piece for the Washington Post on why bicyclists aren't afraid of terrorists