WHITE POWER. WHITE POWER.
One sign after the other — Summit Creek’s big signs offering land for sale along the road I climb almost daily to work up a sweat — was defaced by white spray paint.
The next three signs were sprayed with bright orange:
GO AWAY. GO AWAY. GO AWAY.
I get the impulse for graffiti. Years ago, Blake Donner tagged a brand new stone wall on Provo’s University Avenue, a wall that created a gated community for wealthy buyers, with beautiful calligraphy:
But there’s a big difference between calling conspicuous consumption into question and albino racist attacks.
I decided to read the signs downhill, from left to right rather than right to left:
GO AWAY. GO AWAY. GO AWAY. WHITE POWER. WHITE POWER.