Clinton or Trump: how brands and newspapers are having their say

The US has a big decision to make today, Clinton or Trump? After a long and often ugly election battle, Australian brands have jumped in on the action highlighting the interest in United States’ election.

Although Australians aren’t able to vote, numerous local brands and newspapers are having their say in a different way.

Sportsbet has produced an animation in which we see Trump speaking with media, with Sportsbet prompting audiences to tweet their questions @sportsbetcomau using the hashtag #TrumpAgainstHumanity.

The betting company has also pulled Monica Lewinsky into its election fodder with this Facebook post…

Metro Trains’ Dumb Ways to Die campaign has also got in on the election action, changing its campaign to Trump Ways to Die, with the animation focusing on the many one-liners Trump has spouted throughout the election campaign.

The Daily Telegraph went with a strong cover using the US flag.

The Herald Sun‘s front page wasn’t quite as strong with the Victorian newspaper choosing to focus on a local story.


The newspaper did produce this amusing gif of the presidential contenders as boxers.

The West Australian went with a big front-page splash suggesting “either way, the world is in for a wild ride”.

And The Courier-Mail went with a big shot of Trump suggesting if Trump does win the election, it will impact Queensland’s economy. 


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