Marketers bring satire to life for 2016 election

Politics and parody often go hand-in-hand. To make the most of this year’s favorable circumstances, here’s what some playful marketing pros have drummed up.

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Fact and fiction can often intermingle during an election season.

The 2016 U.S. presidential election is no different, and many brands have taken advantage of the unique marketing opportunity to hawk their wares.

Netflix launched a bona fide campaign headquarters this week to promote its hit series “House of Cards.” In its newest season, the show’s main character, Frank Underwood, is running for president. The plot presented an opportunity conjoin its fictional timeline with the days leading up to the real South Carolina primary. RELATED: Join speechwriters for three U.S. presidents in our executive comms and speechwriters conference in Washington, D.C.

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