atomic_fungus (atomic_fungus) wrote,
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#151: A little wisdom (sort of)

For years I have snickered at inappropriately applied "UNION" bumper stickers.

The first time was some time in the early 1990s. I was driving to work and saw a beat-up Mitsubishi pickup truck with a big "UNION YES" bumper sticker on the tailgate. I pondered--and laughed at--the irony (or stupidity) of proclaiming your love of your union from the back end of a vehicle produced by non-unionized workers.

There have been others. One of my favorites was in Cedar Rapids, where some person who was in the IBEW (International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers) had a Nissan Maxima with a big union bumper sticker on it. I parked somewhere behind that car every other Saturday when I'd go to a friend's house to play D&D.

Today I saw a Ford Explorer with a big "UNION AND PROUD OF IT" bumper sticker on it. It was another IBEW sticker, and there was a dark line across the big red "UNION".

--hmm, must think of a joke or comment about the appropriateness of writing "union" in red letters...

When we were stopped for a red light, I saw that the dark line was in fact made up of text. It said:

DO NOT DISPLAY THIS ON AN IMPORT

Someone's finally getting a clue.
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