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This Golden State Podcast: Where Did All the Bumper Stickers Go?

An unintended consequence of the divisive political climate: the disappearance of bumper stickers and yard signs.

This Golden State is a podcast from veteran broadcast journalist Randy Shandobil. Click above to play.


They’ve all but vanished! Voters see almost no presidential bumper stickers or lawn signs this year. That may sound trivial, but the reasons behind it say a lot about how campaigns are changing strategy and, more importantly, it says a lot about the dark, angry mood of voters this election year. This Golden State’s Randy Shandobil talks to the family-owned business that invented the bumper sticker, Democratic political consultant Paul Maslin, and fearful voters.


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