Sunday, July 18, 2004

Politics

Oh the excitement of an election year. When Americans everywhere have the chance to shape the future of their country by voting for the candidate that they feel will best represent them in a little thing we like to call Democracy. Or a republic. Whatever. The point is, ad agencies and Comedy Central alike can take advantage of the political climate to beguile us attentive citizens into paying attention, thinking we're learning about the platforms of real candidates. It began with Miller's campaign against against Budweiser. Now NetZero has begun running commercials in support of one Candidate Zero. Frankly, I have my doubts about this candidate's potential to garner a substantive portion of the vote, being such a johnny-come-lately (and we all know the former can't even qualify, being South African and all. And, uh, not human.) Don't underestimate him though--he's got a blog. Just like Howard Dean. And we all know how that went.

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