Election’s Erections

December 13, 2005

Repetition can be funny.

Repetition can be funny.

Repetition can be funny.

It is election season and having offered my own trivial observations on the Argentine elections, I thought I’d move on to the Chilean elections. Near our hotel in Santiago there is a traffic rotary with hundreds of identical or nearly identical signs erected. It looks like a bit like a big brother for office campaign. Even better it is not just one loco politico, there are several.

I can’t really believe that this sort of (forgive the pun) in your face advertising works, but perhaps it does.


  1. [...] Jonathan has a laugh at the repetitive campaign signs around Santiago as PiƱera and Bachelet head into the final swing of the presidential elections. [...]

    Pingback by Global Voices Online » Blog Archive » Chile: Election Repetition — December 14, 2005 @ 2:10 pm

  2. [...] I have mocked the political ads in Argentina. I have mocked the political ads in Chile. I will not do the same in Bolivia. [...]

    Pingback by World Unfurled… An entrepreneur sells his company and travels the world. » Election Day in Bolivia — December 19, 2005 @ 7:58 am

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