Somehow They Ruled Out Terrorists

001subway.JPG“It wasn’t clear if the off-message message was an inside job or the work of a high-tech prankster. A Transit Authority spokesman said the agency was investigating the incident.”
“Token booth clerk David Romero, who notified the TA command center of the bogus message, speculated that someone broke into the TA’s computer system.”
Ugly Sign Misses the Mark in Subway, by Celeste Katz and Pete Donohue, The New York Daily News, Nov. 12, 2004.

3 replies on “Somehow They Ruled Out Terrorists”

Did they not investigate the possibility that the off-message message was an imperative rather than declarative? In my experience, the subway is a black hole of beauty & women walk off looking almost imperceptably more like a corpse. I too would do whatever I could to stop that.

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