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It Has Come To This: Complaining About the Paint Job of the X Marking Where JFK Was Shot

Ace reporter Rodger Jones from the scene, where the X the city removed the day before Friday’s 50th anniversary commemoration has now returned:

It’s a relatively crude, hand-painted job, and it looks like tires moving over the wet paint made a series of faded Xs downstream of the one. … Previous X’s have consisted of white reflective traffic tape, not sloppy paint like what’s on there today. They are essentially tourist magnets and conversation pieces. … So now Elm Street has a sloppy, second-rate X out there today with little echoes radiating from it, just in time for Thanksgiving weekend crowds. Yuck.