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Obama Running Campaign Ads On Video Games In Battleground States
Posted on 09/18/2012 5:28:07 PM PDT by lowbridge
President Obama wants gamers in battleground states to vote early while theyre playing Madden football.
According to Ad Week, the Obama campaign had teamed up with Electronic Arts again to run ads on their video games in hotly-contested states leading up to Election Day. The campaign first did this in 2008.
It was made clear in the last election that reaching consumers through video games makes a significant impact, so its no surprise to see this tactic used once again in such a competitive election, Dave Madden, EAs senior vice president of global media solutions, told ad week.
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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012dncstrategy; 2012swingstates; ads; bho2012; obama; sleazy; sourcetitlenoturl; videogames
posted on 09/18/2012 5:28:12 PM PDT
Time to boycott EA Sports.
posted on 09/18/2012 5:36:01 PM PDT
Dumb. I don’t game, but a political ad would p*** me off if I was trying to play a game.
“I’m Barack Obama, and I approve interrupting your fun.”
posted on 09/18/2012 5:37:17 PM PDT
Very cleaver. I wished Romney thought of it. I wonder if it is too late for Romney to hit the Amazon Instant Video arena. I guess this is the election where different strategies are going to happen.
posted on 09/18/2012 5:38:10 PM PDT
(GOP Candidate 2020 - "Bloomberg 2020 - We vote for whatever crap the GOP puts in front of us.")
There is no limit on how low these commie b*st*rds will stoop.
posted on 09/18/2012 5:41:10 PM PDT
(ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
Bad idea. I am so sick of Obama his face and his wife are plastered everywhere. I quit watching tv and reading certain magazines because of his presence.
posted on 09/18/2012 6:22:42 PM PDT
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