Feds Gone Wild

Thumbnail image for P6220173.JPGFederal bureaucrats and plain-old passersby got out a little rage Thursday, bashing away at old desktop computers and printers with baseball bats.

The event -- a self-conscious reference to the cult classic Office Space -- was hosted by MeriTalk, a government IT industry group, and was meant to symbolize "breaking the mentality that is holding us back."

Sure, parroting the most fan-imitated film of 1999 may not scream innovation. And the event probably had a pretty ugly carbon footprint. But who can resist a good printer smashing?