If the juxtaposition in the first photo is fanciful, even beautiful, showing “National Guardsmen carry(ing) riot gear past a mural of Pittsburgh’s baseball heroes near the site of the G-20 Summit,” it also proves cynical, as paramilitary and military forces in PirateLand equally, but more viciously, assumed the guise of uniformed batsmen.
If the action in the street was ugly on Thursday, I’m hearing that last night
was something of a donnybrook, after the delegates and much of the news media had already gone home.
(John Moore/Getty Images. image 2: Carlos Barria/Reuters. G20 Pittsburgh Summit in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)