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Cranking the dial around this morning, I heard someone encourage me to “vote for McCain…570.” Turns out two stations in town have changed their names in order to capitalize on interest in the election:

Red Zebra flips recently acquired News/Talk WTNT-AM/Washington, DC, to Political Talk as “McCain 570 WTNT,” while sister Liberal Talk WWRC-AM becomes “Obama 1260.” Each will feature a mix of election talk, opinion and analysis from both sides of the campaign, as well as the appropriate lineup of syndicated air personalities.

I guess the fact that the gimmick is bi-partisan is what keeps it from being illegal, but it’s still sort of ridiculous: