WC reader LM sent in this photo. As a clever means of encouraging the citizens of Edinburgh, Scotland to put their cigarette butts in the trash, it’s impressive. As a polling methodology on America’s president, it’s appropriately disgusting.
Smoking killed WC’s father and crippled WC’s mother. WC is furiously opposed to smoking. And regards the tobacco industry as the moral equivalent of serial child poisoners. This blog post is in no sense an endorsement of the industry or its victims.