You can’t go anywhere without hearing or reading about Pokemon Go, Pokestops, Pokeballs and Pokegyms, so of course politicians are getting in on the obsession of millions of people. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s campaign has jumped on the hype by planning a meeting at the Pokestop in Madison Park, Lakewood, Ohio. The invite says:

“Join us as we go to the Pokestop in Madison Park and put up a lure module, get free pokemon, & battle each other while you register voters and learn more about Sec. Hillary Clinton!!! Kids welcome!”

Will Pokemon deliver Clinton election victory? We look forward to the thinkpieces in November.

Peter Fray

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