ATTENTION-GETTER

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Posted: Sep 05, 2012 7:02 PM
ATTENTION-GETTER

Political rhetoric is as thick as the humidity in Charlotte this week. As a result, if you want to make your message heard, handing out product is a good way to get a busy convention-goer to stop.

Planned Parenthood is certainly no rookie when it comes to marketing. They know just handing out a pen or pencil won't cut it.

Their solution: Their street hawkers are turning heads as they stand on the street corners handing out ... "Romney/Ryan Condoms."

— Timothy Rogers — Twitter http://twitter.com/ap_tmrogers

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