Someone in Seattle broke into the control box of a road sign and changed the message to one that doesn’t mention President Donald Trump by name, but certainly appears to invoke him.

Instead of construction information, it displayed just three words:

Hacked Seattle road sign says ‘Impeach the Bastard’

— #Q13FOX (@Q13FOX) September 25, 2019

The sign was being used by the city’s Department of Transportation, but belongs to a company called National Barricade, The Seattle Times reported. Company service manager June Hatfield said the message was up for about two hours.

Hatfield warned that altering signs can have consequences, including crashes.

It’s taking away valuable information that drivers need,” Hatfield said.

Local CBS station KIRO 7 said the sign was changed by a vandal, not a city employee. The message was changed and a new padlock put into place to prevent it from happening again.

Download REAL LIFE. REAL NEWS. REAL VOICES. Help us tell more of the stories that matter from voices that too often remain unheard. Join HuffPost Plus

Source Link: