Filed under: Urban Legends
Who raised white flags on Brooklyn Bridge — and why?
by Michael Winter
July 22, 2014
The New York Police Department had a big whodunit on its hands Tuesday, in addition to egg on its face.
Who swapped out two big American flags flying over the Brooklyn Bridge towers with Old Glories that had been bleached white? And, more important, why?
But a more pressing concern was how did the overnight caper happen right under the noses of the NYPD on one of the city’s most heavily guarded and constantly watched landmarks?
“We’re lucky they just put a flag up there — and not a bomb,” a law enforcement source told the New York Post. “It’s an embarrassment.”
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