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Published:November 8th, 2009 12:39 EST

New Zealand Politician Sculpted In Cow Manure

By Robert Paul Reyes

"A sculpture of ACC and Environment Minister Nick Smith made out of cow manure has sold for $3,080 on auction site TradeMe.co.nz.
 
The bust sculpted as a protest by artist Sam Mahon, attracted 112 bids before being picked up by an anonymous buyer on Friday."
 
 
When a editorial writer thinks that a politician is full of crap, he pens a critical essay, and when an artist is upset at a politician he makes a sculpture of him made out of cow manure.
 
I`ve had a few individuals lambaste me in print, but I hope I never upset this artist. I don`t want to be immortalized in crap, and have my likeness put up for auction and not draw any bids.
 
There is one thing more dangerous than angering Mahon: Getting on the bad side of a jihadist. These zealots don`t pen a letter to an editor when they disagree with an editorial, they lash out in violence.
 

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