We recently came across this infographic about 2012 presidential campaign spending as well as the costs of other campaigns in history. Would you believe $2 billion was spent on both Obama and Romney? Few can even imagine what $2 billion could buy, and that got us thinking…
What if boaters were donors? What could $2 billion buy in boating-related supplies? Here are our rough estimates.
13.3 million fishing rods
In honor of “Wear Your Life Jacket to Work Day,” a National Safe Boating Week initiative to demonstrate how easy it is to wear a life jacket, some of us here at Manitou Pontoons are wearing our personal flotation devices on the job.
We even took pictures and figured you might enjoy seeing them:
Don’t forget the National Safe Boating Council encourages participants to post their photos to the “Ready, Set, Wear it!” Facebook Wall or email the photos to firstname.lastname@example.org. Show others that you “Wear It!”
Remember to stay tuned next week for more stories and safety tips! In the meantime, be safe on and off the water!