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Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Seen In San Francisco: DIY Gavin Newsom Sticker

Posted By on Wed, Jun 24, 2009 at 2:59 PM

Text Reads: Gavin for Governator Says Say Hasta la Vista to Your Wife, Baby!
  • Text Reads: Gavin for Governator Says Say Hasta la Vista to Your Wife, Baby!
After graffiti and body paint, the sticker is every San Franciscan's favorite vehicle for communicating with the public. It's usually a hit or miss affair. Conversations about this sticker, spotted on the waterfront near the SF Weekly offices, go like this:

"I don't get it. 'Hasta la vista to your wife?' Like, his wife is going to leave him after he becomes governor?"


"Is he supposed to be stealing Arnold's wife? He knows Maria Shriver doesn't come with the office, right?"

"I think it's about how he had an affair with his campaign manager's wife, so if he becomes governor, he'll steal all our wives"

Yeah, it's not only not funny it's kind of confusing. If you're going to take the effort to design, print, and distribute a sticker with a vaguely political message, surely it can be done better. Especially when Gavin has given us so much good material.

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