Down East 2013 ©
The first jabs of the 2010 Maine gubernatorial race are being thrown, and the candidates are already fighting over each letter in their campaigns. Former Red Sox owner, ski mogul, and Republican Les Otten says his marketing firm was just being creative when it used the first letter of his last name as the logo for his campaign. Not so fast, Democrats say, citing the similarity between the new logo and accompanying Web site and the one used by Barack Obama in his successful bid for the White House last year. The similarities between the logos is undeniable — there’s only so much you can do with an ‘O’ — but will the similarities between the candidates next year be so dramatic?
Read more at the Portland Press Herald.