Is this an expression of hip-hop culture? Artistic aspirations manifested at the street level? Keeping it real? Or a simple inept and uninspired act of cowardice and senseless destruction?
This pattern appeared in numerous locations in our neighborhood. Not variations of it - always the same pattern. What's so original about that? What it means, is that more and more business owners are looking for the vandals, and soon it would be better for the little paint bandits to be caught by the police than by the owners of the buildings which are the vandal's targets.
Is it an indication of deterioration of the neighborhood? No, just some isolated mis-guided low-life trying to make his mark. Incapable of anything creative, constructive, or even original, "Look at MEEEE! Look at MEEEE!" takes the form of an uninspired paint can ejaculation. Pathetic.
If we are ruled by fear, we ourselves become the very thing we are trying to protect ourselves from.
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