The old campaign bumper stickers from 2008 have been more ubiquitous than those from past elections. In addition, we’ve noticed some creative newer ones which are much more in your face. That’s probably a reflection of the mindset of our polarized electorate – give no quarter and expect none.

On interstate in the Kansas City metropolitan area. A variation of the almost universal Calvin icon writ quite large, on a pickup truck no less.

A Robin Carnahan supporter taking back the flag.

There are more of these Democratic bumper stickers still hanging around from 2008 than ones from previous campaigns at a comparable time after those elections.