Sick Transit

This transit strike has the city clenched and writhing like a spider stuck by a pin. Businesses are withering, traffic is packed solid from river to river, and municipal and union officials are locked in a snarling impasse, while Gotham’s hapless and frozen workforce staggers to and fro across the city’s bridges in their hundreds of thousands. And all of this four days before Christmas.

New York is rightly renowned for taking such things in stride, but this one is going to get old in a hurry.

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  1. Kevin Kim says

    So where’s that Latina bus driver, Gloria Mundi? On strike, I suppose…


    Posted December 22, 2005 at 12:58 am | Permalink
  2. Malcolm says

    Hi Kevin,

    Excellent! Often this blogging business can be like shouting up a drainpipe. Good to know you’re out there…

    Posted December 22, 2005 at 1:32 am | Permalink
  3. Very good, Kevin!

    Posted December 22, 2005 at 10:59 pm | Permalink
  4. Malcolm says

    I knew somebody would pick up on that one.

    Posted December 22, 2005 at 11:05 pm | Permalink
  5. Malcolm says

    By the way, Kevin, does your blog allow comments? I didn’t see any way to do so.

    Posted December 23, 2005 at 11:52 am | Permalink
  6. Kevin Kim says


    There’s a link to an explanation for how to post comments on my blog’s sidebar. However, my most recent post re: my brief time in Florida is deliberately set not to allow comments.


    Posted December 23, 2005 at 2:59 pm | Permalink