Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Veteran Vendor bust Met beef

A disabled vet, Dan Rossi, was busted for disorderly conduct and obstructing traffic as part of an enforcement sweep in front of the museum, according to the NY Post.

"Veterans Day is over. They've stopped waving their flags and now it's back to screwing the vet," Rossi, 69, said moments before he was arrested.

"If this were a law, they'd have been nailing us for it every day before this. They made this up this morning."

Police and Parks Department officials would not say why Rossi and others have been allowed to sell there for months without incident.

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