The tyranny of campaign signs

If you have a campaign ad stuck in your lawn, throw it away immediately

Clinton campaign signs litter the lawn of a home in Cincinnati.
(Image credit: AP Photo/John Minchillo)

This election, some very rich people have made some very big offers for elusive materials. LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman said he would donate as much as $5 million to veterans if Donald Trump released his taxes before the final presidential debate. Larry Flynt promised to pay up to $1 million to anyone who comes forward with a "scandalous" tape starring Trump.

I, too, am on the hunt for my own white whale: Any person registered to vote in the United States of America who has chosen a candidate based purely on a campaign sign.

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