What more appropriate symbol for a county led by old skool Tory duffers and self-serving stuffed shirts than this £2m 'Donkey of the South', unveiled today! Standing 5000 metres tall, this, er, artwork will greet drivers on the A2 just as they enter the Patio of England.
One consolation is that it surely won't be long before some Kentish wag dumps a 400 ton pile of horse manure at the arse end, and chops its moon-sized knackers off with a chainsaw. Still, at least there was a Margate angle - our very own, lovely Victoria Pomery was chair of the judges that chose it. Although some critics might argue she's already done enough to redistribute your taxpayers' wonga by curating that future white elephant at this end of the county - the Turnip Centre!
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