The other day I wrote about ordinary people making political advertising. Here’s another example.
Two weeks ago I met Stan, who’s created a giant portrait of John Howard constructed from beer bottle tops — because, he says, Howard has treated people as just as disposable.
He’s exhibited the portrait at various community events and made a video about it. And now he plans to tour the marginal electorates to make his point.
“I am not a member of any activist or political party. Until the extent of lies and deaths, I considered myself a very average Australian,” he says.
As I say, Australia’s first real Internet election campaign will be very interesting indeed…