Finally: Big Apple takes on epidemic public-transit threat of … « Hot Air: "It’s curious, and somewhat suspicious, that this effort has been targeted at only men. If the issue is seat space, what about purses, shopping bags, backpacks, and the like that impact both genders more or less equally? The immediate solution to an egregious manspread would be to sit down in the space that the hips allow and claim some normal space. Bags and backpacks don’t allow for that. Are those no problem on New York’s subways?
Mostly, though, this looks like another strange priority for a city increasingly defined by them. The Big Apple wants to crack down on your leg spread and ability to buy a soft drink, but has nothing much to say about people hijacking restaurants to harass patrons about their pet political causes. Remind me again why anyone would want to live there."
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