This seems appropriate for Halloween. (Plus I messed up when I tried to post it last weekend.)
If you live in the Washington, DC area and watch a lot of local news, you get to see a lot of television ads for issue campaigns (the one that’s burning up the airwaves now, for instance, is a call to oppose taxes on sodas and snacks). Often, these ads tell you to go to a website and “make your voice heard” by signing an online petition. Sometimes they use what can best be called “creative imagery” to illustrate the problem.
And, apparently, all this is far from new, as I found when surfing through political ads on YouTube: