What Obama Needs to Know for His Pre-Election Infomercial

Just put the Obama in the oven, and ten minutes later, presto! A perfect egg sandwich! Photo: Getty Images

As you may have heard, the Obama campaign has purchased 30 minutes of prime-time television on CBS and NBC for Wednesday, October 29. He’s expressed interest in buying the same amount of time on Fox. The cash-flush campaign will produce what, by all reports, seems to be an infomercial-like advertisement to be aired less than one week before Election Day. The last candidate to make such a buy was Ross Perot, sixteen years ago. Now, most of you readers probably have better things to do during the day, but your Daily Intel editors have sat through their fair share of infomercials, and we have a little bit of advice. Here are some tips for Obama.