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Friday, Oct 24, 2008
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Campaign signs in support of presidential candidates Sen. John McCain and Sen. Barack Obama decorate lawns across the country, but a man who said he doesn’t support either candidate has created quite a stir with a sign of his own.
“They Both Suck ’08” reads the sign in Timothy Connors’ front yard.
Connors, who lives in San Marco, told Channel 4 he supports politics but said he doesn’t support either of the frontrunners in this year’s election.
“I get a lot of response — notes on the door or people honk if I’m outside or what not,” Connor said.
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He said he made the sign because he has an interest in politics. He said he just doesn’t have an interest in this year’s candidates.
“I feel a lot of people get caught up in the lesser of two evils. I think it would waste a vote if I don’t 100 percent support a candidate,” said Connor.
Connor said he isn’t going to support either candidate. Instead, he said if he can’t cast a ballot for who he wants, he’ll wait until 2012 and not vote in this election.
“My theory is if I can’t vote for who I want, it really doesn’t count,” Connor said.
He said the person he would like to see on the ballot is Ron Paul.
This article was posted: Friday, October 24, 2008 at 9:57 am