Waterless Brooklyn

Bruce Ratner is considering no-flush urinals for the Nets arena as a way, the Daily News speculates, to flush out the opposition to Atlantic Yards. It really would be following the pattern he has set up for getting this project approved, for anyone who criticizes the housing-arena complex will appear to be standing in the way of affordable housing, jobs for minorities, and, now, the latest in bathroom fixtures.

Matthew Schuerman