The use of bumper stickers during election campaigns has many far reaching effects other than promoting the suitability of the candidate or party. Many friendships has been destroyed and some has been strengthened due to the use of bumper stickers indicating your choice in the campaign. There is however a number of ways that the use of bumper stickers can make a huge difference in the politics of a country.
The bumper stickers serve the purpose that it could provide a punch-line to a political argument that is current and a highly controversial topic. The wording on the bumper sticker may make fun of certain policies that the party endorse. Both Bill Clinton and Georg Bush has sparked some great bumper stickers to make their appearance. The bumper stickers that comes to mind is, “No One Died When Bill Clinton Lied” and the favourite from Bush is “Do you Miss me yet, signed G Bush”. These two examples is in a way poking fun at certain mistakes of the candidates reflecting on their party and could make even their non-supporters smile.
The bumper stickers can assist other to make unpopular stands against current practises. This could be against war policy of the current regime in other countries. Support for the troops employed fighting wars that no everyone is comfortable with but the welfare of their fellow citizens fighting is. Support for veterans of previous extremely unpopular campaigns now facing hardship due to lack of support from the government has been the subject of many bumper stickers.
The use of bumper stickers to raise awareness of a specific person or issue is very important part of any political campaign. The primary use of the bumper stickers in this instance is to introduce the candidate or issue to the public in conjunction with other media advertising. The more exposure the candidate or issue received through media and other methods the better the chances of success of the project. Raising funds for sensitive issues has found this use of bumper stickers extremely useful in the past.
The role of bumper stickers has played its part in a number of non-trivial roles involving the changes in the dynamics of politics in most countries. Their role in future political campaigns is going to become even more vital and important in the solving of community concerns involving the political arena and its components. Bumper stickers are part of daily life and will remain so in the near future.