Can Pokémon Go Get US To Vote?

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Pokemon has long been a favorite, especially among the Japanese, who watch a highly rated program on TV Tokyo.

Here in the states, folks re wandering along our sidewalks, glued to their smartphones firmly in their hands. Some may be wearing earphones, seemingly oblivious to the real world around them.

They are Pokémon Go players, and they are on one mission: They’ve gotta catch ‘em all.

From teenage girls to police officers, it now appears that everyone is hopping on the augmented reality bandwagon to hunt down their first Charmanders, Squirtles, and Bulbasaurs. Ranked as the most popular game in U.S. history, the phenomenon has made its way through civilization and is now venturing into uncharted territory: POLITICS

Japan Has Voted For Its Favourite Pokémon, And It's Not Pikachu http://www.nintendolife.com/news/2016/06/japan_has_voted_for_its_favouri... #Pokemon #Japan #Events via @nintendolife

Pokemon Go Lures in Clinton Voters http://www.onenewspage.com/video/20160715/5014985/Pokemon-Go-Lures-in-Cl... via @One_News_Page

Pokemon Go used to encourage Nevadans to register to vote https://youtu.be/pY5moYa-plc via @YouTube

Comments

PokemonGo far away and get out of here

12 signs you’re playing too much ‘Pokémon Go’ http://on.wsj.com/2ad6rdY via @WSJ

2 Much Free Time

The success of this game points to Americans having too much free time on their hands and not doing the smart thing like building for their future, or finding a method of making real money, instead of this crap.