Pumpkins and Politics

Some people will do anything for money. Last week, Eric Hartsburg (supererico if you’re on twitter), received $15,000 after he had the Republican presidential candidate, Mitt Romney’s blue and red ‘R’ tattooed to the side of his head.

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Eric also has his name tattooed across his neck, presumably in case he forgets it.

While Hartsburg’s decision was lucrative (I guess), I preferred the Obama-Romney pumpkins which mushroomed across Google over Halloween and which were far more creative, a lot more fun (and easier to erase!) than Hartsburg’s tattoo.

Inevitably, here are some of my favourites:

Why carve a pumpkin on land when you can do it underwater?Mitt Romney (carved underwater!) by Cat Bureau

This pumpkin was carved in 2010 but I like to think it’s watching (and worrying) over tonight’s election results (carved by Ray Villafane).

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