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    No One Knows Why Or How The Brooklyn Bridge's American Flags Were Painted White

    Overnight, someone climbed to the top of both the Brooklyn Bridge's 273-foot towers. A terrifying feat on its own, the culprit(s) decided to stick around and paint the American flags atop the iconic structure white.

    Police have no idea who the climbers/painters were, or how they might have gotten up there. The bridge is considered a high-profile terrorism target, so it is under constant security. Except last night, obviously.

    Read more here: No One Knows Why or How the Brooklyn Bridge's American Flags Were Painted White




    Since the cops don't have a clue who did this, I'm going to guess that they probably won't catch them.

    What do you guys think about this amazing feat?




    I could say a lot of things, but I'll just suggest that the fools who are supposed to be securing this location might want to think about installing some security cameras so that the next time this happens they'll have some idea who did it.
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    Re: No One Knows Why Or How The Brooklyn Bridge's American Flags Were Painted White

    LOL

    Funny - the fact that they actually think someone took a paint brush and paint up there. (I can't tell if the article wrote that part as a joke or not)
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    Re: No One Knows Why Or How The Brooklyn Bridge's American Flags Were Painted White

    Quote Originally Posted by Aunt Spiker View Post
    LOL

    Funny - the fact that they actually think someone took a paint brush and paint up there. (I can't tell if the article wrote that part as a joke or not)
    Nice bit of modern art probably inspired by someone like Banksey. They got what they wanted by the media coverage as we know live in an age where we literally report everything. I could literally take a **** this morning on London bridge, stick a Israeli flag in it and it would be considered news worthy/ protest art.
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    Re: No One Knows Why Or How The Brooklyn Bridge's American Flags Were Painted White

    For some reason I suspect it didn't happen just overnight - they just happened to notice it now.
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    Re: No One Knows Why Or How The Brooklyn Bridge's American Flags Were Painted White

    Quote Originally Posted by shrubnose View Post
    Overnight, someone climbed to the top of both the Brooklyn Bridge's 273-foot towers. A terrifying feat on its own, the culprit(s) decided to stick around and paint the American flags atop the iconic structure white.

    Police have no idea who the climbers/painters were, or how they might have gotten up there. The bridge is considered a high-profile terrorism target, so it is under constant security. Except last night, obviously.

    Read more here: No One Knows Why or How the Brooklyn Bridge's American Flags Were Painted White




    Since the cops don't have a clue who did this, I'm going to guess that they probably won't catch them.

    What do you guys think about this amazing feat?




    I could say a lot of things, but I'll just suggest that the fools who are supposed to be securing this location might want to think about installing some security cameras so that the next time this happens they'll have some idea who did it.
    Now that is derring-do.

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    Re: No One Knows Why Or How The Brooklyn Bridge's American Flags Were Painted White

    They weren't painted. They were bleached white during a 13 minute span. They covered the spotlights with buckets while they did it.

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    Re: No One Knows Why Or How The Brooklyn Bridge's American Flags Were Painted White

    Gosh darn, does this mean our security is in jeopardy? Does this mean we are not really as secure as the government tells us we are?

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    Re: No One Knows Why Or How The Brooklyn Bridge's American Flags Were Painted White

    Probably some damn viral marketing campaign.
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    Re: No One Knows Why Or How The Brooklyn Bridge's American Flags Were Painted White

    Quote Originally Posted by Threegoofs View Post
    Probably some damn viral marketing campaign.


    Could be, but they apparently circumvented the entire bridge security, which means it either sucks really bad or it was someone who works there.

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    Re: No One Knows Why Or How The Brooklyn Bridge's American Flags Were Painted White

    Quote Originally Posted by Henry David View Post
    Gosh darn, does this mean our security is in jeopardy? Does this mean we are not really as secure as the government tells us we are?
    We need to pass a new bill requiring evasive searches of anyone attempting to use the bridge. Maybe this group can fall under the TSA. Or we can make an entire new arm of the government for our protection. Each car and person will go through a rigorous check to cross the bridge within our own borders. I am calling my congressman now.
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