Searching for a Sign

Campaign signs before the start of a drive-in watch party for the Democratic National Convention in Derry, N.H., August 20, 2020. (Elizabeth Frantz/Reuters)
Instead of democratic deliberation beginning among neighbors, it seems that the proliferation of signs signals the end of debate.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE I ’ve been waiting for almost six months to see a Biden-Harris yard sign in my neighborhood. Finally one — just one — appeared about two weeks ago. It is large and proud. The homeowners even equipped it with a spotlight, so that it is visible at night.

I’m surprised, because liberal political yard signs have become ubiquitous where I live, in Westchester County, New York. They have long credal statements or pithy slogans. But very few have anything to do with impending elections. I wonder if signs such as this are going to be a part of the local landscaping for

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