Sprung Forward

We do this twice a year, despite the fact that a survey shows that 70% of us hate it. Fatal car crashes spike after the change every year.

The candy*, golf, oil and retail industries lobby for it. The people hate it. We have a government that responds to the lobbies, not the people. Time to change that?

Time to change that!

* - yeah I was confused by that, too. You may remember the recent push of the end of DST from end of October to beginning of November. What falls between those two days? Halloween. Right - one extra hour before sunset produces a smidgen of extra sales of trick-or-treat candy. For that, it's OK if people die.

This article was updated on May 9, 2023

David F