Graphic City: Reaganomics

22 Oct

This image still scares me when I allow myself to think about it.

scary Mr. Reagan

CityBoy and I stumbled upon this great bit of social commentary last winter, when New Yorkers were really feeling grim about the world. Things are still pretty grim here for most people, but living on the Upper East Side certainly isolates you from the worst of it. Here the most pressing problems seem to be coordinating childcare schedules with your spouse and nanny, and whether your two-year-old is going to get into the best preschool.

Here’s a detail of the image, if you can’t quite make out Scary Mr. Reagan’s point:

even creepier close-up

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