Every year at election time, we get scores of letters from people complaining about their political signs disappearing. They’re sure the culprits are opponents’ supporters – and in many cases they are. The News Tribune has reported on several such cases over the years.
We don’t run those letters, because we could fill the page with them and they do tend to balance each other out. No one party has a monopoly on stolen signs.
While thievery does take place, I suspect that sometimes, the “thief” is just tired of the visual clutter. And now, with the earlier…