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Whitewashing Bush

February 27, 2006

Just two more days to Dubya's arrival in India.

And the sign painters are really busy!

Out on the famed Tilak Bridge, Dadar, north central Mumbai, it is quite apparent that two camps of painters are at work.

There are the Blue Guys. And then there are the White Guys.

The Blue Guys are responsible for the blue graffiti. For the heavy anti-Bush slogans in bright blue paint -- Killer Bush Go Back! Bush Chale Jao!

Hours later the White Guys swing into action. And with a furious swish of brushes they paint the slogans over in white.

Any guesses on the political affiliations of White Guys?

Photograph: Jewella C Miranda

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Sub: How about this?

I guess the BLUE guys are COMMUNISTS??

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I think Mr Bush may have created a whole new industry in India - painting-over of political slogans. Imagine the army of painters, day and ...

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