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Lighten Up: Election Season Blues

It’s a little sad (but still pretty funny) that there are actual campaign posters similar to this one. The next time you get fed up or discouraged with all the over-the-top election ads, you might want to browse through these for a chuckle. And remember that our hope is not located in any election. Thank God!

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