Romney’s opponents are taunting the candidate openly, with Rick Santorum tweeting a photo of himself playing with the toy and Newt Gingrich bringing one out at a rally. It’s ballooned into an internet meme, and the makers of Etch A Sketch are seeing sales skyrocket.
As the 2012 election draws near, the number of safe havens from politicking is shrinking fast. Facebook was compromised nearly three years ago. Now, some of the most popular games on the social network are at risk.
Candidates and strategists have fully embraced the gamification theory, it seems — and Farmville is squarely in their sites.
Every one of the 95 candidates who had pledged to support the bill, which would force Internet providers like Xfinity and Time Warner Cable to treat all Web content equally, fell short in their bid for the House and Senate, reports CNNMoney
That surprise was compounded a year-and-a-half later when Ward announced his intention to run for a Congressional seat in Arizona. Today, though, Ward’s political dreams are at an end – at least temporarily.