Forget inspirational gobbledy-gook about improving yourself this year. We really don’t need motivational books or speakers because it’s been my observation that, without exception, bumper stickers act as a calming voice of reason for life’s toughest questions.
Seriously, have you ever read a bumper sticker that didn’t convey wisdom, beseech repentance, or simply ooze with sophistication? I can see why automobile owners are eager to show off their quick wit and political savvy in this upscale manner. Any car, no matter how expensive, looks classier with a big, bright bumper sticker tacked on the rear. The larger the letters, the better. Swear words are especially engaging. After my (second) trip to Costco today, I nearly rear-ended a sticker that said it all: