|02:45 pm - Orange is for Overreacting|
How does that go again? We're going to disrupt the democratic process, because terrorists are trying to disrupt the democratic process.
I stole that line from an excellent animation by Mark Fiore thingunderthest linked to a while back. The more I think about it, the more apt it seems.
Not to mention that every single time I encounter that color-coding scheme, I find myself thinking "Yeah, right. Like we're EVER going to see the scale drop to Code Green, let alone Code Blue." It's a stupid scale. /preach to choir