Voters are less likely to Pick Overweight Candidates

It is no secret that we live in a society that heavily judges you based on your appearance.  We are bombarded with television commercials all day pitching weight loss pills.  Those Hydroxycut reviews and Lipozene reviews try to make you a real believer.  While those ads can get tiring at times,  there is evidence that shows that people do not want their elected officials to be fat.  Keep reading below.

Last year, the University of Michigan conducted a study to try to find out if their was a direct correlation between the candidates weight and the number of votes he or she received.  Indeed, there was.

The greater disparity in weight between two people would mean the thinner candidate was more than likely to receive the vote.  Female political candidates actually were treated far worse.  This is probably not a surprise as women tend to be judged more harshly for their size.

Whatever the reason, people are largely uncomfortable with putting an overweight individual in office.  Some believe they just won’t have the stamina to last long enough in office.  The candidates will respond accordingly usually losing weight if they are serious about running for office.

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Candidates are raking in the cash by selling Consumer Goods

The above title may seem a little odd. Allow me to explain further. The women in my house love to sew. The sew everything including t-shirts, towels, and other linens. They use their handy dandy Singer 7258 sewing machine to do so. The review of the Singer 7258 was nothing short of how amazing it was by the sales rep before I actually purchased it. Sewing t-shirts and other goods for fun and for profit are two different things. This article is not about sewing machines though. It is a simple comparison in the political arena to show that candidates make merchandise not for fun but to sell it to further their political agenda.

Candidates are using online stores to sell any and everything with their name on it. As previiously noted, there is always an agenda in mind. Here, the political candidates are using the profits from selling their own goods to fund their campaigns. Running for office is not cheap. Candidates need to gain as much money as possible to effectively compete against other candidates and win. How much are political candidates raising?

Well, Obama for his 2008 presidential run set the standard. His team brought in just about 40 million according to the Director of Marketing and Merchandising. Equally as important is the fact that they got a slew of voter registration information. Now, current political candidates for the 2106 presidentail race are taking note. All of the candidates are basically doing the same thing in order to get those type of results. Ideally, the candidates would be looking for a ripple effect. A fan wearing a t-shirt in support of a 2016 presidential campaign will come in contact with his family, friends, and co-workers. The person may tell them why they are such a fan of this particular candidate which in turn may bring others on board.

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The Department of Veterans Affairs Cleaning House

Since September is here, many people have already finished with their Spring Cleaning and our preparing for the cold winter months depending upon what area of the country you live in. I got to my Spring cleaning a little late and just finished vacuuming out my attic and getting up as much dirt from my garage. I have been using the Panasonic mc-cg917. I took a leap of faith and never thought I would buy this but one Panasonic mc-cg917 review sold me on it.

Back in 2011, a result of an American poll taken reported that it was time for Congress to clean house. One department seems to be moving rather swiftly a few years later while nothing has changed in other parts.

The Department of Veterans Affairs has been the main focus of multiple scandals over the past few years. Earlier this year, Robert McDonald announced that he had fired 60 people and was planning to get things back on track.

Unfortunately, it does not appear as if any of the people that were fired had anything to do wih a scandal or not. This could prove that his intended actions were not beneficial at all. Only time will tell.

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