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Fighting Tags With Tags

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In reality, most people walking past this house have probably branded its owner a fool: If you deface your own property, the gangbangers have won.

But I disagree. I think it's a masterstroke. It talks back to ruthlessness. It sings as it screams. If Ionesco were around, he'd write a play about it.

Neighborhood Watch finds some anti-graffiti graffiti.

Tangentially related: Chicago nerd tagging at Fuck Yeah Lorem Ipsum.

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