Etch A Sketch Outsells iPad 3

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…

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By clavius42

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