Stolen signs not news

The article about the stolen signs in the Sept. 16 Saanich News raises two questions in my mind:

The article about the stolen signs in the Sept. 16 Saanich News raises two questions in my mind:

1. Why would a promoter of a commercial event choose this particular mode of advertising at election time.  I have rarely seen this sort of sign (a similar size and construction to the large elections signs)  used for advertising a commercial event before.

2. Why would this newspaper give valuable front-page advertising to what is essentially a “night club act”?  It seems to me that the spraying of hammer and sickles on NDP signs in the area is equally newsworthy.

Bruce More



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