“It gives me hope,” Fox said. “It makes me happy to drive up in the morning and see my Obama sign.”
Morgan Anton wears a McCain-Palin sticker at work and has nine campaign signs.
“I listen to my customers; they tell me everything,” Anton said. “Why shouldn’t I tell them who I am? I want people to know that I’m a Republican.”
Fox, the regional manager of the Tranzon Fox auction company in Virginia Beach, and Anton, the owner of Jonathon’s Tavern in Norfolk, belong to the minority of businesspeople who unashamedly expose their political persuasions in the workplace.