In a comment under a Republican sign theft story is posted this comment from Becky Deignan, who lives in Cary:
“The Obama yard sign from my front yard was stolen again this year.
“I decided to protest instead of playing cat and mouse games.
“Please click to see. http://www.facebook.com/becky.deignan
“I will send Cal a photo of this that he can post. My comment is below.
“Yes! I absolutely realize that elections are not won by yard signs.
“However, yard signs do indicate that a person has given some thought to a candidate, and is willing to be counted as a supporter…perhaps, even be open to debate, and tha…t is a good thing.
“It strengthens and enhances conventional wisdom.
“It makes us stronger. No one has a lock on the truth.
“Even simple signs are a form of political expression, a form of liberty, a right enshrined in our bill of rights.
“This is why I get so angry, when any side steals signs from any side!
“Social/peer intimidation of political expression is a bad thing.”
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I agree completely.
My wife says she noticed my neighbor across the intersection was missing his Obama and two Jim Roden for County Board sign as she drove to church this morning.