Tow-tally Unnecessary

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For a period which seemed to last 45 minutes to an hour around 1:45 pm Thursday afternoon, I watched traffic (40+ cars) being blocked while Western had a parallel parked car towed. It made me wonder how the person who decided to tow the car continues to be employed, having apparently poor judgment and no connection with reality. I sympathize with the cars owner, and the tow truck driver, but not the people who felt they HAD to tow the car IMMEDIATELY. God forbid it stay there a little while longer. Instead of merely fining them a little more (they already had a ticket), they wasted Westerns money towing the car (nudging it out by hand) and more than 40 drivers time. The driver showed up, and instead of getting him to move the car and giving him a citation, they waited for the towing to finish. After that, the tow truck parked and continued to block traffic for a little longer while Westerns officials chatted with him. These actions show incompetence in the parking staff, and their general disregard for students.