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KFC distances itself from Tony Abbot guerrilla graffiti


By Steven Raeburn, N/A

September 5, 2013 | 3 min read

Fast food brand KFC has said that it does not endorse a guerrilla poster campaign that utilises its brand imagery to decry coalition leader Tony Abbott.A series of posters have appeared across Australian urban centres, highly critical of Abbott, whom polls suggest is likely to be voted in as Australain premier after Saturday’s election.“We don't endorse this at all. KFC doesn't have a position on politics,” KFC spokesman Ashley Hughes told The Drum.“We don't like or endorse anyone using our brand or a reference to our brand it without our permission.”A Twitter user with the identity @Sitlakone_art has claimed responsibility for the appearance of the posters, and has posted links to various sightings in Brunswick, St Kilda and Melbourne’s Hosier Laneway.An instagram site has also been set up collating sightings of the posters.

A poster in Melbourne's St Kilda suburb

Photo Credit: Pam Meyerowitz


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