Why donating to political parties sucks

We don’t do political commentary on the UsefulTechnology blog, but we’re always happy to share tips to help you save money. And, with a general election on the UK horizon any time soon, our advice today would be “never donate money to a political party”. They’ll only wizzle your money up the wall doing moronic X Factor themed marketing like this:

Labour: 14 November 2009
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Conservative response: 23 November 2009
Torie advert

Political advertising: a puerile waste of money. If only we could vote off the politicians…

With thanks to BrandRepublic

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