Hypocrisy is often not dependent on ideology (i.e. both sides do it). We need more prisons but not near my community. We need more power plants but not near my community. We need more road infrastructure but not near my community. We need more taxes but not on my community. In the case of the California, the Orange County supervisors voted this week to house the homeless in permanent housing in three affluent communities. California currently has a huge homeless problem and recently closed some homeless camps. Residents said they supported moves to help the homeless — as long as they were moved somewhere else. My favorite quotes were "I understand that we should be sensitive to needy people. But definitely, I'm going to fight any kind of facility that's close to our towns and kids." "We just can't lower our housing values with this population nearby," "Who wants tons of traffic, high prices and all kinds of unwanted people around you?"