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October 3, 2012 Retro Gaming Blog Post:

Election Protection: Don't leave the country- game on!

Jet blue Election Protection contest Jet Blue Airlines is running a pretty slick contest where the Presidential Election outcome could win you a free trip out of the country.

If you don't think Romney can be an effective President, what do you do if he's elected? Leave the country!

Jet Blue is capitalizing on this notion by letting you cast a vote for either candidate. If your choice loses the election, you'll be entered into a contest for a free flight out of (and back - just in case) the country to any Jet Blue destination.

What a great concept. I've always thought Australia would be my preferred destination to escape to should the US economy come much closer to circling the drain. Despite my patriotism, having Romney in office would certainly trigger my urge to run away. Realistically speaking, I couldn't really do that - which is likely why Jet Blue is offering the winner a roundtrip ticket.
GameStop Wii U Election Protection
With this in mind, I can't help thinking how much it would ease my pain, should Romney somehow get elected, if GameStop were to give me a free Wii U. Hmmm... Perhaps the Texan management team at GameStop could put together a similar contest.

After all, we can't buy new gaming consoles if we leave the country to escape the Romn-opoly of our already weak economy.

Gotta get the vote out and a Free Wii U might be just the motivator ;)

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