Skip to comments.Should the Obama team be courting Nascar fans?
Posted on 05/02/2012 4:12:26 PM PDT by radioone
Now the Obama marketing team is enticing donors with the opportunity to name put your name on a stock car:
Congressman G.K. Butterfield of North Carolina writes:
Regardless of whether you have had an opportunity to see a race on TV or experience the roar of a stock car engine in person, the 2012 Democratic National Convention has found a way for you to be a part of the racing tradition.
This seems like an odd audience to reach out, given that time the crowd booed Michelle Obama and Jill Biden.
But a study released in July 2011 by Professor Tim Groseclose of UCLA finds that the split between Democratic and Republican Nascar fans isnt as one-sided as you might expect:
Of these NASCAR followers, 30.08% identified themselves as Republicans and 29.83% as Democrats.
So perhaps the Obama team has identified an opportunity segment. Theyre not the first-to-market on this battleground, however. It seems the Obama campaign is truly going green as in recycling old ideas. American Majority, an organization that recruits and trains citizen activists, already had this idea a couple of months ago as part of their voter education effort:
The program is designed to target millions of NASCAR fans from all political backgrounds in an unprecedented effort to engage them in the electoral process. Having teamed up with NASCAR driver Jason Bowles and car #81 MacDonald Motorsports for the 2012 NASCAR Nationwide Series racing season, the American Majority Racing program is designed to educate Americans about how smaller government and less spending will Keep America Free.
What would you name an Obama racecar? Especially given the news Monday of their campaign slogan, Forward?
Personally I think both Bammy and Mittens should stay away. Neither one can pull off pretending to be a fan.
That would be race-ist.
With apologies to Gerry Rafferty, "Stealer's Wheels".
Do NASCAR fans like fags?
We all know how much Bath-House Barry misses his “body man”...
snip-”Past gay-oriented sex parties at Duke and the University of North Carolina involving then Duke basketball and football player Reggie Love reportedly cost him his job as President Obamas body man.”
Well the race card has gotten pretty much old and beat up and should be retired.
Obama doesn’t need to court ANYONE. He’s already won.
I say, “Hell YES!”
Let him waste all the money he has on trying to get NASCAR fans to vote for him - the few that he might get will pale in comparison to those that he drives away with his fake-self!
So, YES, waste all your money - IDIOT!
Well, they do enjoy watching a continuous left turn, so maybe there’s something to it.
Huntsman was at the Supercross in Salt Lake this past weekend. Speed Channel interviewed him at the beginning of the show and he said he thought Supercross was the greatest sport in the world. I thought that was cool.
What would you name an Obama racecar?
EPIC OBAMAUMAU FAIL
Judging from all of the empty seats in the stands I’ve seen at recent races, it might be a waste of money.
It could be the Zer0.
Should the Obama team be courting Nascar fans?
O: Bring It On!!
Stimulate Me! uhhhh
Yaknow.. serve me hot dogs and beer..
and uhhhh let me drive the pace car. ;-]