With the election now six weeks away, it’s becoming harder not to see the campaign posters on the nation’s lampposts as a symbol of our politics: two-dimensional faces, turning this way and that in the prevailing breeze, just hanging around until they’re taken away and recycled.

Still, some of the placards are quite fun. I particularly like the honesty of Patricia de Lille’s GOOD party posters, begging us to “stop the suffering”, presumably by voting for someone else so all those poor GOOD members can recover their dignity and start healing after five years of being taken for a ride...

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