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Sunday, January 6, 2008

The DEWmocracy Campaign's 10 Most Moronic Elements

Posted By on Sun, Jan 6, 2008 at 4:10 PM

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Part post-apocalyptic short film and role-playing game, this Mountain Dew marketing facial is all part of a plan to get consumers to vote for the next color, flavor and label of the heavily-caffeinated Pepsi product. Here are but a few of DewMocracy's greatest assaults on intelligence. By Anthony Layser

10. The Campaign's Name

Even Americans who aren't Toby Keith fans have heard their fair share about the importance of spreading democracy. So basically it's pointless to even try to question Dewmocracy. Either you're with DewMocracy or you're against it and will be deemed a freedom hater. This page from the US government's propaganda playbook gives the new soda a distinct flavor of jingoism and paranoia. Yummy.

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