Wyclef teams up with good government group for $750,000 election campaign
From: The Huffington Post
An organization best known for producing spreadsheets on lobbying and campaign expenditures and a Grammy-award winning pop artist with a constant political itch are making a strange-bedfellows pact to motivate voters before the election.
On Monday, Campaign Money Watch, a project of the Public Campaign Action Fund, is launching an aggressive campaign attempting to get both young and minority voters to the polls. It’s doing it with a bit of star power and sophistication usually reserved for a high-profile congressional candidate.
In addition to spending $750,000 on media advertising over the next week, Campaign Money Watch will be soliciting the services of Wyclef Jean to help promote the message. Jean, who is coming off a failed bid for the presidency of Haiti, will debut a song called “Election Time” for the campaign’s website: “They Win. U Lose.”
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