The Corner


This Train Is Not Bound for Glory

In response to Kerry’S Burdensome Tax Cut

Jay: I’ll see your prudishness, and raise you. 

Several months ago, I spotted this ad during my morning commute:

I’d say, “Don’t miss the disclaimer at the bottom” — but you couldn’t miss it if you tried; it’s a quarter of the ad. Apparently, the Metropolitan Transit Authority was extraordinarily anxious to assure its riders it was not pushing Jesus on them.

Naturally, when it comes to the ads you mention – for prophylactics and erotic sightseeing – it has no such concerns.


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