Monday, February 26, 2007

Stickers

Why do I still see so many Kerry or Kerry-Edwards stickers? Not that I never see a Bush-Cheney sticker, but they're rare. Is it just where I happen to be driving, or is there something different in the persistence of announcement between Republicans and Democrats? That election's long over, people.

Now a Dukakis sticker - that would impress me.

8 comments:

Jerub-Baal said...

I have a "Win with Wilkie" button, should I start wearing it?

Assistant Village Idiot said...

You're in Massachusetts? You'd still be in danger.

GreenmanTim said...

One might posit that Democrats tend to drive their cars until they have no resale value, while Republicans would not think of letting a bumper sticker depreciate their lower mileage vehicles. Like all generalizations, one would be mistaken, but still it gives one pause...

Assistant Village Idiot said...

May be. But swamp Yankees tend to run their vehicles into the ground, and they are rock-solid Republican. Solely because of the tax issue, of course, but still...

And yet, there is something to what you say.

Bird Dog said...

It is where you live. We still see plenty of Bush stickers down here in southern New England.

Jonathan Wyman said...

And you spend more time with teachers. They're a huge Kerry/Edwards sticker group.

Woody said...

Left-wingers love to do an "in-your-face" by proclaiming their liberalism. You can tell the stupidity of a person by the number of activist bumper stickers on his car. Some cars are plastered with bumper stickers about war, Democrats, whales, the Earth, and every cause known to idiots. I'm not kidding about this...last year I saw a car with a Kennedy-Johnson bumper sticker.

Assistant Village Idiot said...

In the 1970's, seeing a car with lots of stickers in front of you usually meant "religious fanatic in a cheap car." Now it is a virtual guarantee of a liberal with a compact car.

But I do suspect there's a regional cast to that. When you think that your POV is just not being heard, and you want to attract like-minded others, you slap on the stickers.