Thursday, May 03, 2012

Pimentel's latest campaign stunt bites the hand that feeds him

From the Woodland Record: Woodland City Councilman Art Pimentel is a candidate for the Yolo County Board of Supervisors, District 5. Pimentel gets campaign support from District 3 supervisor Matt Rexroad who is a founding partner of Meridian Pacific, "a one stop shop for political services." Together, they dream up various ways to deliver campaign clichés. For the unimaginative some of their gimmicks appear clever... like imprinted tomato seed packets. And so it was that the little seed giveaway caught the fancy of a local blog (Daily Democrat) and the dynamic duo got their strokes with a report by Katherine Jarvis. Sorry to burst your bubble but promotional products companies like 4imprint, Branders and PrintGlobe have offered such tchotchkes for years. Pimentel's latest campaign stunt is neither clever nor cliché, it's a bonafide gaffe (oxymoron intended). Read the rest at

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