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PAC mentality for ESA

Filed under: Video Game Business | Video Game Politics
Posted by Jeremy on January 16, 2008 12:10 PM
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The Entertainment Software Association (ESA), the Industry's public affairs group, has formed a political action committee (PAC) to lobby lawmakers who champion the cause of video games.

Seeing as video games are currently the go-to "society is crumbling" example, I think it'll be hard to find politicians to take the money. Wait, hard to find politicians to take money? Hah! I laugh at the notion.

Well, it will be interesting to see who will end up receiving the money. Anybody want long odds on Leland Yee or Hillary Clinton?

More than the trite politicians and money jokes to which I just digressed, what this does say is that video games are continuing to become more mainstream and gamers are gaining an ever more vocal say in politics.

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