Campaign Poster Tool Backfire

By Deane Barker on March 15, 2004

Bush Site Unplugs Poster Tool: The Bush-Cheney campaign recently disabled a feature of their Web site:

The tool originally let users generate a full-size campaign poster in PDF format, customized with a short slogan of their choice. But Bush critics began using the site to place their own snarky political messages above a Bush-Cheney ‘04 logo and a disclaimer stating that the poster was paid for by Bush-Cheney ‘04, Inc. […]

…close to 200 [ysers] sent in slogans which they had slipped through the system. Among them: “Run for your lives,” “They sure smell like old people,” and the Orwellian, “A boot stomping on a human face forever.”