New Yorkers have been showing their displeasure with the nation's new president with Post-It notes on the walls of the Union Square subway station.
The street protests might be calming down, but New Yorkers are still venting their unhappiness about the election-day victory of Donald Trump in the form of Post-it Notes that are plastering a wall of a subway station.
At first, there was an artist, 28-year-old Matthew Chavez, who set up a table and handed out the pastel squares, but now it has taken on a life of its own and thousands of the sticky notes now cover the subway tile on a wall of the Union Square Station. They are the analog equivalent of Twitter, pithy expressions of discontent, usually scrawled in no more than 140 characters.
“There are a lot of people who are afraid now. This is the way to express themselves,’’ said Eduardo Placer, 39, a speaking coach, who was posting an orange sticky note written with the message: “Fear Less, Speak Free."