Wanksy – an anonymous street artist from Manchester, England – has discovered a novel way to get those wankers from government to address the city’s pothole problems.
After having one too many cyclist friends getting hurt in road accidents, he decided to exact his own brand of justice by drawing penises around potholes using washable spray paint (which washes out in a week or two). The stunt has so far been effective, forcing the city council to cover up potholes within 48 hours.
‘People will drive over the same pothole and forget about it’, Wanky said. ‘Suddenly you draw something amusing around it, everyone sees it and it either gets reported or fixed’.
A council spokesman, however, has found this act… hard to swallow. ‘Has this person, for just one second, considered how families with young children must feel when they are confronted with these obscene symbols as they walk to school?