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TV political ads too costly? No problem!

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Riding his bike from place to place, Sham Lal Gandhi speaks through a television during his campaign for Member of Legislative Assembly in Amritsar, Punjab Province, India, on Thursday, Jan. 26. State assembly elections take place on January 30.

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Fowl play in Oregon, a marathon sled dog race in France, a street tailor in India, a wrecked cruise liner in Italy and more.

Call it schadenfreude, but it's comforting that the spectacle that exists within politics isn't just confined to the U.S.