Bush Street Gets Overnight 'Update' in SF

Pranksters in notoriously liberal city rename thoroughfare, if only temporarily
By Harry Kimball,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 20, 2009 2:36 PM CST
Bush Street Gets Overnight 'Update' in SF
The Bushes wave goodbye to Washington today.   (AP Photo)

Partisan pranksters struck San Francisco overnight, covering four blocks of signs on the city’s Bush Street with “Obama Street” signs, NBC affiliate KNTV reports. The covers look professional, and chalk messages on the pavement encourage pedestrians to look up and notice the “change.” A rally is planned today at the street’s terminus, marked by a small, but official, “end” sign. It is unclear whether an investigation is under way. (Read more Barack Obama stories.)

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