Earlier today I read this intriguing article by WebUrbanist about acclaimed graffiti artist Banksy vs. the Gray Ghost in New Orleans. In 2008, Banky journeyed to “America’s Most Interesting City” to do battle with the Gray Ghost through his visual brand of social and political commentary. But two years later, only one Banksy mural remains… The connection? Well, it made me think of the ominous artwork above on a board near the Francis Scott Key Bridge between Washington, D.C. and Rosslyn, Virginia. Graffiti on this board once had a lifespan of no more than a week, but since appearing last April, the rendering of a Predator unmanned combat air vehicle (UCAV) has survived relatively unscathed. Could this image be more than just another act of random graffiti?
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