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Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Play the Anti-Meg Whitman Video Game

Posted By on Wed, Jul 14, 2010 at 4:40 PM

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It isn't Final Fantasy XIII -- don't worry, it won't "brick" your computer. But a clever videogame from the California Labor Federation is alleging that Republican gubernatorial nominee Meg Whitman will indeed "brick" the state.

Essentially it's just the ninja star-throwing segments of Shinobi -- except you're Meg Whitman, firing predominately women and minorities from the many companies she's worked at (and, it seems, fired lotsa women and minorities). Click below to play Wall Street Whitman.

By the way, if you enjoy videogames reminiscent of  1980s fare -- and now humorously antiquated -- being used for marketing purposes, you'll love the work being done by the city's Department of the Environment.

H/T   |   Chronicle Politics Blog

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Joe Eskenazi was born in San Francisco, raised in the Bay Area, and attended U.C. Berkeley. He never left. "Your humble narrator" was a staff writer and columnist for SF Weekly from 2007 to 2015. He resides in the Excelsior with his wife, 4.3 miles from his birthplace and 5,474 from hers.


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