Union rat pops up at 12th and Latona development

The infamous inflatable union rat roared briefly on 12th Street yesterday outside the Latona Court development at Latona Street.

Pic by Christian Fegel
Pic by Christian Fegel

The final phase of the 14-home development is under construction. And by the presence of the giant vermin, we can assume that it’s not a union crew.

So far, we haven’t heard anything about other, more insidious alleged union tactics – like using urine or asbestos to intimidate or gluing the locks of a budding music venue. So a blow-up varmint is no big deal.

Hell, they didn’t even bust out the new Ratmobile.


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6 thoughts on “Union rat pops up at 12th and Latona development

  • July 25, 2013 at 10:32 am

    Stay classy, Philadelphia.

  • July 25, 2013 at 11:56 am

    The rat must a have a pretty busy schedule considering this development has been under construction for over a year and he finally got around to making an appearance here.

  • July 25, 2013 at 12:28 pm

    They were picketing in front of the Burger King on Front and Oregon during construction of that as well, but it seems now that it’s totally up they’ve stopped protesting.

  • July 25, 2013 at 3:08 pm

    Union rat is made in China!!! #Fail

    • July 26, 2013 at 10:37 am

      As titillating as that may be, the rats are actually made
      in Illinois by a company called Big Sky Ballons.

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