New McCain Ad Compares Barack Obama to Britney Spears

By JJ Duncan on
It looks like the John McCain campaign was checking out Zimbio and realized its MTV ad kind of sucked .So they took another stab at it. The message feels completely desperate, but it is a better ad.Read Full Story

First Political Ads Hit MTV and They Kinda Suck

By JJ Duncan on
The biggest names in politics finally have a chance to market to the coveted MTV demographic, and they give us a couple of duds.You would think that maybe with MTV's reputation for innovative design and content delivery, not to mention the high expectations of its audience, the Obama and McCain camps would kick it up a notch.But now that both candidates have released ads on Viacom's flagship station, we get these. McCain has released a run-of-the-mill attack ad knocking "Both-Ways Barack...Read Full Story

McCain's VP Short List

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Mitt Romney John McCain seen here with Mitt Romney. (Getty Images)Born: March 12, 1947 (age 61); Detroit, Mich.Spouse: Ann Romney Current Residence: Belmont, Mass.Religion: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (Mormon)College: Brigham Young; HarvardCredentials: Governor of Massachusetts from 2003-2007; Ran a close campaign for senate against Massachusetts Democrat Ted Kennedy. (He lost, but Kennedy always wins)The GoodPopular with faith-based votersHis fiscal credentials prove...Read Full Story

Zimbio Releases Campaign Email Bumper Stickers

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Question: What are Email Bumper Stickers ?Answer: Email Bumper Stickers are thumbnail pictures of the presidential candidates fresh from the campaign trail. They appear in your signature like in the below screenshot. This election is the most significant of our lives. Don't sit on the sidelines. You can choose between "I Support Obama" and "I Support McCain". (Sorry, we don't have Nader bumper stickers.) And the sign-up process is simple. Check it out: www.emailbumperstickers.comRead Full Story

McCain's Daughter to Write Children's Book

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John McCain , Republican front-runner for the Presidential election, is apparently going to be the star of a children's book. McCain's daughter, Meghan McCain, will pen the book."I am truly excited about the opportunity to write a children's book about my father," Meghan said in a statement released by her publisher Wednesday. The book will be published by Simon & Schuster, and is set to be released the first week of September, right around the time of the Republican national convention.The...Read Full Story

Pound or Confused Handshake? Which does your candidate favor?

By John Newlin on
You can tell a lot about someone by the way they treat their spouse. More specifically: How they treat their spouse in public. And even more specifically: How they treat their spouse in public on stage before giving a speech. Okay? Check it out. Who do you want leading this country?Barack and Michelle opt for the hipster pound:John and Cindy go for the confused handshake:Read Full Story

McCain Ad Writer Steps Down

By John Newlin on
Mark McKinnon, the advertising guru who arguable won George W. Bush two terms in the oval office and was the spin-doctor who saved McCain’s hopes for the Republican nomination, is keeping his word and stepping down as Sen. McCain’s chief ad writer. It was about a year ago, as the Democratic bid for the white house first showed signs of the bloodbath to come, that McKinnon announced he would leave McCain if Sen. Obama won the party’s nomination. The best part is the reason why. McKinnon told...Read Full Story

John McCain's campaign is hurting

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McCain's campaign is in deep trouble this week, check this out:Republican John McCain reorganized his campaign Monday, cutting staff in every department as he raised just $11.2 million in the last three months and reported an abysmal $2 million cash on hand for his presidential bid. [...]Some 50 staffers or more are being let go, and senior aides will be subject to pay cuts as the Arizona senator bows to six months of subpar fundraising, according to officials with knowledge of the details of...Read Full Story

John McCain bucks Republicans and calls for enviro action

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John McCain said that the way Americans use oil "is a serious threat to our security, our economy and the well-being of our planet."  He said this during a speech to the Center for Strategic and International Studies. "Al-Qaida must revel in the irony that America is effectively helping to fund both sides of the war they caused. As we sacrifice blood and treasure, some of our gas dollars flow to the fanatics who build the bombs, hatch the plots and carry out attacks on our soldiers and...Read Full Story