Move over Etch-a-Sketch guy. Move over whoever thought of putting Michael Dukakis in a tank. Move over everyone in the Democratic Party who thought a Kerry-Edwards ticket was electable, let alone advisable.
There’s a new gold standard for political campaign ineptitude–this campaign bus from Canada:
Guess they’re going to change out the hubcaps. And right on cue, an academic rushes to the rescue to instruct us on the deeper meaning of this image:
“These stories continue to reinforce stereotypes about women… they tend to focus on women’s’ bodies instead of focusing on what women bring to the table in terms of their competencies,” said Clare Beckton, executive director of Carleton University’s Centre for Women in Politics and Public Leadership in Ottawa.