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1 Achilles Tang  Sun, Jan 1, 2012 4:36:51pm

The Taliban virus reaches Israel finally; or maybe it came from there?//

2 Aye Pod  Sun, Jan 1, 2012 5:37:33pm

Focussing on what is clearly the big issue here:

Why don’t one of these self-righteous douchebags (religious AND secular) offer her their seat?

I think there's at least one free seat - right next to her, on the left. Maybe she just got up to leave, or just got on and hasn't taken her seat yet. Maybe she didn't want to sit down on account the shortness of her journey? For all we know she could have haemorrhoids.

Seems bizarre to unload the term "self righteous douchebags" on the protesters as well just because of the alleged failure to offer an old lady a seat, even if the picture did demonstrate that was what happened there, which it doesn't.

3 SanFranciscoZionist  Sun, Jan 1, 2012 5:44:01pm

Babushka, I think she may have jammed herself in there to annoy the Sick Rick crowd.

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4 Bob Levin  Sun, Jan 1, 2012 8:43:42pm

Protesters can do this every day, with ease. Dinner, movie, protest ride, coffee, night club--it's the new thing to do.

5 Sheila Broflovski  Sun, Jan 1, 2012 9:26:29pm

re: #2 Jimmah

Focussing on what is clearly the big issue here:

I think there's at least one free seat - right next to her, on the left. Maybe she just got up to leave, or just got on and hasn't taken her seat yet. Maybe she didn't want to sit down on account the shortness of her journey? For all we know she could have haemorrhoids.

Seems bizarre to unload the term "self righteous douchebags" on the protesters as well just because of the alleged failure to offer an old lady a seat, even if the picture did demonstrate that was what happened there, which it doesn't.

There is no "free seat" on the left, there is just half a seat that isn't taken up by the fat douchebag on the right. Maybe she doesn't want to sit squashed next to the fat guy, so why doesn't the fat guy stand up?

Because this is just so totally exactly like the Montgomery Bus Boycott of 1955. We don't want to take any glory away from the wonderful righteous protestors!
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6 Timmeh  Mon, Jan 2, 2012 1:52:15am

Her hair isn't gray.

She dyes it you say? Well then she doesn't want to be thought of as an "old lady" and offering her a seat would be an acknowledgement of her age despite her effort to conceal it.

7 Aye Pod  Mon, Jan 2, 2012 3:00:03am

re: #5 Alouette

There is no "free seat" on the left, there is just half a seat that isn't taken up by the fat douchebag on the right. Maybe she doesn't want to sit squashed next to the fat guy, so why doesn't the fat guy stand up?

Because this is just so totally exactly like the Montgomery Bus Boycott of 1955. We don't want to take any glory away from the wonderful righteous protestors!
//

No, there does appear to be a free seat ( a whole seat) just to the old lady's left.

You seem to have some ill-feeling towards the protesters. What's that all about?

8 Sionainn  Mon, Jan 2, 2012 6:46:43am

It looks like a boy is standing right in front of the seat to the left, maybe starting to sit down or just standing up?

I don't know if it's a big deal or not in this instance, but I certainly do take issue with people who won't give up seats for people who are older or pregnant or obviously disabled or look more frail than me. My daughters are being taught the same thing.

9 Mostly sane, most of the time.  Mon, Jan 2, 2012 8:03:51am

re: #6 Timmeh

Her hair isn't gray.

She dyes it you say? Well then she doesn't want to be thought of as an "old lady" and offering her a seat would be an acknowledgement of her age despite her effort to conceal it.

If the woman is Haredi, that's a wig.

10 Flavia  Tue, Jan 3, 2012 10:14:47pm

re: #9 EmmmieG

If the woman is Haredi, that's a wig.

If that woman was haredi, she would have a headscarf & you couldn't see her ankles.


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