Photo taken: November 6, 2012
Ever go out for a walk in your neighborhood and run into something highly unusual along the way? Like…… oh, say someone’s old toilet they just threw out by the curb? Well, that happened to me once, and I made sure to archive the occasion with this photo. Now, people throw all kinds of strange junk out of their homes all the time… so it really isn’t all that remarkable to have to walk by a stray commode on the sidewalk. But it’s the timing of stumbling upon this former throne that turns it from just another discarded piece of porcelain into something hilariously symbolic. That’s because it happened to be Election Day morning, and I was walking to my polling place when I passed this perfect representation of American politics. I only wished it still flushed, but alas….