Cartoon Tuesday: Jump the Gates or Dump the Stooges?
From the cutting-off-one’s-nose-to-spite-one’s-face department comes this nonetheless impressive song and video excoriating the MTA (a.k.a. "Money-Taking Assholes") and calling on transit riders to "start jumping the gates." But there’s more to the message than misguided MTA bashing, as "the fuck-ups in Albany" — Ruben Diaz, Sr., Pedro Espada and Carl Kruger, specifically — get their due.
Just goes to show that there’s plenty of anger out there over the MTA funding fiasco, and that much of it could use some constructive channeling. Again, today’s Union Square rally would be a good place to start. Maybe signs flashing across TV screens and tabloid pages naming state senators (whomever they may be) would finally get
the fuck-ups’ Albany’s attention.