Just as I was dialing into a 9am call today, I noticed there seemed to be loud drumming coming from outside. I’m on the 24th floor, so the drums on the street would have to be pretty impressive to be so loud where I was. A few coworkers headed towards the window to see what was going on, and we determined there was a protest happening.
In downtown Pittsburgh.
You can imagine how long it took for drivers to lay on their horns, which was great, because 9am conference call. But really, I can’t blame the drivers – I’d be beyond ticked if a protest started up within a few feet of my parking garage and I was stranded in my car. Is it too much to ask to hold a protest in the middle of the day, and not while rush hour traffic is still going strong?