Hit & Run

Signs, Signs, Everywhere Signs

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At least as interesting as a pro-Bush pizza-maker being slapped around by the Beantown Demo machine is the way the Net can turn the story into national issue with a few keystrokes.

Mark Pasquale clearly has a First Amendment claim to his "Go Bush" sign, but you watch, the potential for the sign to cause a "disturbance" will carry the day. Time was the entire point of a political convention was disturbance.

If Dubya was running a nimble operation he'd show up at Pasquale's for a piece of pie, but that would invite reciprocal opposition action during the GOP's lockdown of NYC, and Lord knows we can't have that.