Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have finally broken their silence on Pokemon GO. Their statements today are about what you’d expect.
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A new page on the Clinton campaign website directs Ohio voters to meet up this Saturday at the “Madison Park Pokestop & PokeGYM” to “put up a lure module, get free pokemon, & battle each other while you register voters and learn more about Sec. Hillary Clinton!!!” Three exclamation marks!!! You can sense her forced excitement in the way she’s talking about the game itself. Then, the former First Lady apparently said this:
— CNBC Now (@CNBCnow) July 14, 2016
It’s worth noting that players cannot actually battle one another per se, and while the Ingress map shows two potential in-game locations in Madison Park, Gizmodo has yet to confirm if either is in fact a gym.
Trump meanwhile has told the Washington Examiner that he doesn’t have time for Pokemon GO. “I wish I had time,” he told the paper. It’s unclear whether Hillary Clinton plays the game. It’s also unclear whether anyone will care in a week’s time.