They labelled themselves: conservative, liberal, left-wing, right-wing, mavericks.
They differentiated themselves: logos, banners, acronyms and colours.
They bought themselves each a TV channel , spraying their party ideals like graffiti on the airwaves.
They debated ,until their throats felt sand-paper, on what a woman should do/ not do with her body.
Their tongues spun like wheels endlessly on who should/shouldn’t marry.
But when it came to climate change, they all stuck their heads in the sand ,like Ostriches , pretending not to notice the once green grasslands turning into quick-sand.
On election day, they asked me to pick one amongst the contesting read-ends. I picked the one with the nice rear-end.
Found this interesting article when searching for pictures of Ostriches: http://news.yahoo.com/australians-bury-heads-sand-mock-government-climate-stance-104620653.html
(Can you spot the one maverick who is burying his head in the sand in his own unique way?)
This 100+ word story is written in response to the 100 word photo challenge posted by Rochelle Wisoff-Field each week.
Click on the ‘blue frog’ below to read other amazing takes, that fellow Friday Fictioneers have, on the same photo prompt: