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Presidential Pitches

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New York magazine asked four Manhattan agencies -- Mother/New York, Kaplan Thaler Group, Mad Dogs & Englishmen and Dimassimo Brand Advertising -- to pitch campaign ads for the 2004 presidential election. What did they come up with? A video game, a debate between John Kerry and himself, a malfunctioning teleprompter and a morphing waffle. Check out the boards, but note the small print: "Assignments were made randomly and do not necessarily reflect the political opinions of the agencies."
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