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Ridiculously Aggressive Tax Day Tea Bag Protest Signs

Ridiculously Aggressive Tax Day Tea Bag Protest Signs

Usually we're big supporters of signage… …but some of this stuff makes me wonder what people are thinking. This week, amid Tax Day fervor, protests against tax hikes and the stimulus plan, inspired by The Boston Tea Party, have been sweeping the nation. Literally HUNDREDS of people have been congregating in various states, waving signs and engaging in collective bursts of teabagging. Which sounds hilarious, I know, but mostly seems to involve flinging bags of Lipton into giant vats of water. And in truth, the tone of the protests has been distinctly un-funny. Many of the signs and posters on display today have a grim, and often, aggressive tone. I'm not going to put any pictures up here, or list any of the slogans, but check this page on the Huffington post for a detailed gallery if you want to see for yourself. Interestingly, these protests seem to feature mostly handmade and desktop printed signs, with very little professional full […]

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