The Re-Branding of America: Metro Memo May 20 “Your World,” not mine …

Again with the Metro messages. Today was a gorgeous day in the District, so I ventured and mosied.

What better way to start the day than to cross paths with our darling future …

(No, it’s not blurry — it’s artistic.)

I’m not sure about a better way to start the day, but I can think of a few ways how the ending could improve.

Mere feet below the bricks upon which their feet pitter-patter, are delightful advertisement/successories about the glorious world immersing these bright-eyed youths. If nothing else, illiteracy gives these kids the advantage of not having this world to look forward to …


Yay for … I can’t even think of something sarcastic enough for this travesty.

Hey, but at least kids don’t have to face their “your world” just yet. The only job kids should have is fun-testing and playing games — oh, wait, never mind, just the fun-testing. Scratch the games part …

I don’t think they meant the “SpongeBob SquarePants: The Movie” game either, man. Imagine how fun it’d be if they did though. Yeah, maybe L.A., but not D.C.

To round out the trifecta: a throwback

Well, that’s looking up for the tiny toddlers: you can’t revoke recess privileges from someone who you can’t actually prove stole the juice and cookies.

Watch this space: Everyone fears this scary world in which kids are growing. Next time that fear rises: don’t feed it, fight it. In a digital age, something as simple as computers — and their ads — say a lot about how we perceive and connect with the world around us. So these kids here: is innovation opening Windows to access the world around them, or is it building borders to block the “dangerous” unknown

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