About 60 boisterous passionate people, armed with homemade signs, bundled up on a cold cloudy day along a busy intersection to protest… nothing!
The group lined both sides of the intersection at 20th Street and Camelback, holding signs with sayings like:
- Fines for Flatulence
- Honk If You’re Horny
- Private Protest – Please Look Away
- I Want More Tortillas with my Fajitas
- Cap’n Crunch Hurts My Mouth
The group held their signs and chanted (each person chanting something different) for about 30 minutes. Some people laughed, honked, and waved while other drivers averted their eyes, trying to be oblivious to the commotion. It’s amazing the lengths some people will go to not to smile.
Toward the end of the protest, a police car drove by and asked what was going on. When she was told that the protest was just for fun, and no actual cause was being protested, she said, “That’s awesome.” Check out the event video:
There are also some pictures in the Fake Protest Facebook album you should check out.
After the fake protest, the group gathered for some final pictures and dispersed, already contemplating what sign they wanted to make for the next protest. There are just so many non-existant causes, and so little time.