What do you think it is?
Lots of electronics, wires, lights–and in front of it and holding the door open is a “caution” pylon.
This is one of the faregates to get into the metro system for the Capital region.
Now how “smart” is it to leave the door wide open to this contraption.
Usually the basics of physical security is gates, guards, and guns–in this case, the gates part is broken.
The Department of Homeland Security was provided another week of funding to work out the immigration mess pitting Congress against the President…
But even with DHS still up and running, security is looking a little too wide open again. 😉
(Source Photo: Andy Blumenthal)