The neighbors tried to convince Tom that his house should look like everyone else's, and since everyone else wanted polka dots he'd have to comply. "That's democracy," they said.
"No," Tom replied, "that's mob rule."
Tom swiftly became ostricized in the neighborhood. Whenever he drove by his neighbors' houses he could see them whispering to each other angrily.
Ultimately, the neighborhood banded together and demanded that Tom paint polka dots on his house. He told them all to go to hell and went back inside. They began throwing rocks at Tom's house and breaking his windows.
He called the police...
Neville Hunt 10 months ago
Polka dots are great... in and on the right place. I’m with Tom.