Instead of "How do you spot a St. Louis tourist?" it should be "How do you spot a St. Louis suburbanite who refuses to learn more about the city at the heart of the region?"
As usual, the general population will blame everybody else (the police, the city, minorities) before they look at themselves and maybe discover that their method of doing things (using only the Hampton Exit) is not the best way to do something, and -- gasp -- make a change to their lifestyles.
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