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A Book Marketing Campaign Flush With Success?

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While she was at the Netroots Nation conference last week, FishbowlLA co-editor Tina Dupuy went to the ladies room where she found at least one stall had been issued a copy of 50 Ways You Can Help Obama Change America, a political activism handbook by Michael Huttner and Jason Salzman coming out early next month. As you can see, the book came with a message:

“While you’re sitting here, relaxing away from the chaos of the conference, we’d like to provide you with some reading material… We hope you enjoy it, and, by the way, we hope everything comes out okay for you.”

Our reaction is pretty much the same as Tina’s: “Gross. Gross. Gross.” But what do you think?

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