Today the electronic industry was shocked by an unforeseen event – the popular kid’s toy, the Etch A Sketch, is predicted to outsell Apple’s recently released iPad 3. Many toy companies are running out of stock, and thousands of people are on a waiting list for the toy tablet.
“It’s overwhelming,” said a representative for Apple. “I would also like to mention that the people I represent also think it’s overwhelming.”
After a recent comment made by Mitt Romney adviser Eric Fehrnstrom, comparing Romney to an Etch A Sketch, sales for the toy have skyrocketed.
“It’s symbolic, I think,” says a political insider. People use it as a way to envision the whole GOP presidential campaign, and then shake the Etch A Sketch, in hopes of erasing it from their memory…”
In related news, Conservative voters are considering using a Magic 8-Ball to determine their pick for a presidential candidate…