Sunday, September 19, 2010

The underbelly of campaigning

I cannot even begin to tell you how many hundreds of signs of mine disapeared in my campaigns.

Having signs stolen or taken down is a pain in the royal keister.

Election signs serious business
By Greg Jefferson - Express-News

Henry Farias bows his head in mock reverence.

“Look how beautiful she is,” he says as his son, Pablo, hauls off a 4-by-8 campaign sign emblazoned with the face of Republican Judge Lori Valenzuela. Pablo drops it facedown onto the pile of campaign signs.

They're working in the backyard of a rundown house overlooking Interstate 35, near Division Street on the South Side.