A street artist known as “Wanksy” has been drawing dick pics around potholes to get the attention of city officials.
The HuffingtonPost reports:
“I wanted to attract attention to the pothole and make it memorable. Nothing seemed to do this better than a giant comedy phallus,” he said. “It’s also speedy, I don’t want to be in the road for a long time. It seems to have become my signature. I just want to make people smile and draw attention to the problem.”
And it’s working, apparently they are being fixed.
The local government has also commented on the actions saying that it’s “not only stupid but incredibly insulting to local residents.”
“Has this person, for just one second, considered how families with young children must feel when they are confronted with these obscene symbols as they walk to school? Not only is this vandalism, but it’s also counter-productive,” the spokesman said. “Every penny that we have to spend cleaning off this graffiti is a penny less that we have to spend on actually repairing the potholes.”
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