Took these shots from my car on my way home from work today, while waiting for the Plainfield light to change. I imagine the Prez didn't have to wait the usual 5 minutes when he was here.
Fortunately, the famously exploding Edison gas main held tight for the occasion, but I still think the Prez was taking an awfully big chance by coming here, because ...
The Tastee Sub Shop is within yards of the locations of at least 2 recent gas main explosions. I even blogged about the last one which was on Jan 18th, 2010:
What is it about Edison and Gas Main Explosions? .
FYI - The Tastee Sub Shop is 1.6 miles from my home, but I was at work yesterday.