This happened to take place in my neck of the woods (I live in Arlington but have a longish neck that encompasses Montgomery County) so my interest was piqued by a followup in the Post. As it turns out, this is Batman and this is what he does. I immediately felt ashamed of myself for my initial reaction and wish I could be half the guy this erstwhile Bruce Wayne is. Not that my manor is insufficiently stately.
At the end of this live chat transcript are words to live by:
And remember at the end of the day you have to ask yourself, "Self, did I make a difference?" -- and the answer better be yes!