Detroit billboards give wrong election date
posted at 9:08 am on August 13, 2013 by Ed Morrissey
Sometimes, nothing goes right:
Billboards advertising the city’s upcoming general election sent the wrong message to residents over the weekend.
Many of the 14 billboards gave a September date for the city’s general election. The election actually is Nov. 5.
City Clerk Janice Winfrey said the billboards — 11 purchased by the city and three given as a bonus from International Outdoor, which manages the billboards — were updated Saturday with information about the city’s general election.
Given what Detroit’s elections have produced over the last few decades, perhaps this qualifies as a public-service announcement.