Before I even went by the bridge today, I saw this tweet:
Is the implication here that if the situation was reversed (UR coming across UD paintings), the republicans would respectfully abstain from painting the bridge? I highly doubt it!
The bridge indeed had democratic political leanings, and a POW/MIA banner:
Note that Creigh Deeds is the incumbent for state senate, but lost the governor’s race two years ago. More of the U. Dems takeover on the east side:
Update (~2pm): Not surprisingly, it was only a matter of time before the republicans got their revenge:
And on the west side, Deeds was replaced with GOP: