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Old 10-20-2008, 03:02 PM
 
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The place I saw the most signs was on a recent trip to PA... it kind of went like this...

McCain...Obama...McCain...Obama...McCain...Obama.. .Ron Paul....McCain...Obama...McCain...Obama...McCain.. .Obama... Ron Paul....

But there were signs on almost EVERY house....
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Old 10-20-2008, 03:02 PM
 
Location: Southern Maine, Greater Portland
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I was driving around town earlier today into residential areas. There is something very strange that I noticed about Presidential Election Campaign Signs. Every house that had a McCain/Palin sign in front of it was one of the most run down houses on the street. These were not the homes of financially well off people. The houses with the Obama/Biden yard signs were well kept and you could tell that those families were financially successful enough to take excellent care of their homes.

I honestly don't know why on earth people who can't even afford to paint their homes or replace broken garage windows would vote against their own best interests. It's just not logical for lower income people to support someone who simply doesn't give a crap about them.

Has anyone else noticed this? I think it's so bizarre...


I haven't noticed that where I live.
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Old 10-20-2008, 03:03 PM
 
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I've seen a mix, including one Obama-Biden bumper sticker on a Yukon.
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Old 10-20-2008, 03:04 PM
 
Location: High Bridge, NJ
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The one thing I HAVE noticed that makes me upset is the amount of vandalism of signs in my state... this goes on both sides. Signs have been stolen, defaced, property of sign owners vandalized... the worst was last night, an Obama sign was set aflame the sign was on PRIVATE property... So basically a home and family could have been burned to the ground.
Funny, I was considering posting a sign next to my Obama sign that read something like "Mess with my Obama sign and have the experience of being shot by a well armed liberal." It'd make headlines to say the least.
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Old 10-20-2008, 03:04 PM
 
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Riiiight. I hope you're being sarcastic.
Nope...I'm dead serious. I can understand people living in a neighborhood with 700k houses supporting McCain...that's in your best interest. But the poor people who support him are bloody idiots.
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Old 10-20-2008, 03:05 PM
 
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Funny, I was considering posting a sign next to my Obama sign that read something like "Mess with my Obama sign and have the experience of being shot by a well armed liberal." It'd make headlines to say the least.
LOL - I like that one.
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Old 10-20-2008, 03:05 PM
 
Location: Land of 10000 Lakes +
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The two Obama signs I've seen in my town were in front of an A-A church annex and what looked very much like a crackhouse downtown.

McCain signs are in front of all sorts of residences, including my well-kept manufactured home. Common sense knows no housing type. Your argument is ridiculous and, sadly, elitist.
Oh right! And this we believe? LOL
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Old 10-20-2008, 03:05 PM
 
Location: Home is where the heart is
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Around here there are a few houses with both McCain and Obama signs. Not sure what that means--are they undecided, or do different members of the household have different opinions?
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Old 10-20-2008, 03:06 PM
 
Location: Here
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As another poster mentioned, its pretty pathetic you cant have a sign in your lawn without someone trashing it. I've got mad respect for the people who put stickers on their cars. Last thing I wanna deal with is coming out to find my car vandalized or something.
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Old 10-20-2008, 03:07 PM
 
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Around here there are a few houses with both McCain and Obama signs. Not sure what that means--are they undecided, or do different members of the household have different opinions?
I DO.

My friends (in NY) are one such home.

He is all for McCain.
She threatened to divorce him if he put the sign up. He did.
She got an Obama sign and put it up.
He took it down.
She changed the locks.

The compromised....
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