We often hear of American citizens choosing not to vote for human candidates in presidential races, instead writing in names of cartoon characters like Mickey Mouse. And now it seems that some animation sensations have been contemplating such real-life support, even if they are being coy about it.
According to a new Warner Bros. press release, “The Looney Tunes Show stars and animation icons Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck joined President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama in welcoming more than 30,000 guests to the 2011 White House Easter Egg Roll today, Monday, April 25, at The White House.
While in Washington, Bugs and Daffy adamantly denied persistent rumors that they are forming an exploratory committee to enter the 2012 presidential race. Pundits have noted that together they would form a balanced ticket: Bugs is an Independent, while Daffy is Highly Dependent.
The pair insist that they remain focused on next week’s launch of The Looney Tunes Show, an all-new animated comedy series from Warner Bros. Animation premiering May 3 and airing Tuesdays at 8/7c on Cartoon Network.”
We knew there was a reason that these two seemed to spontaneously pop up near the Oval Office waving and smiling. Hey, at least they’ve got the stumping part down. Now they need to decide if they want to run. They might get a decent percentage of the vote.