Captain Obvious, Hotels(dot)com’s beloved bearded mascot, is throwing his decorated hat into the political ring. That’s right, the man known for providing obvious and culturally relevant commentary to his 300,000+ Twitter followers at @CaptainObvious is running for President.. literally.
His platform is rather interesting: He’s running through every state, with his legs, so he can learn what makes each one special. Just look at his profound observation of Arizona: “Arizona.. is famous for a big hole in the ground.. which was there long before Arizona was.” NAILED IT!
Check out his official treadmill campaign announcement here:
You should definitely be following him on Twitter as he comments on the pageantry of the race through daily updates, remarks on big presidential moments as they happen and live-tweets during upcoming presidential debates and such. With Super Tuesday coming up, you can be sure that he will have lots to say. 🙂
Hotels(dot)com is supporting Captain Obvious during his race because they believe in simplicity as much as he does – and he’ll need a place to sleep at night. They’ll be providing him with running shoes, socks, shorts and everything else he needs for his run. Hotels(dot)com sees the presidential race as a creative opportunity to utilize Captain Obvious as a way to be a part of, share in the broader cultural experience and to engage.
Captain Obvious out!