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Especially now

25 February 2007 - Social-Democrats (PvdA), Socialist Party (SP) and Conservatives (VVD) all use practically the same slogan in the campaign for the provincial elections in Noord-Holland.

The SP until recently used the slogan ‘Now SP’. According to candidate Carlien Boelhouwer, the PvdA wanted to tap into the success of this campaign by using the slogan ‘Especially now’. PvdA party leader Peter Visser denies this; he would have invented the slogan in early 2006.

The SP will campaign using the slogan ‘SP now. Now for sure’ this year. The VVD is using ‘Especially now’ just like the PvdA. Spokesperson Nancy Burger says this is not a big problem: “Especially Now is on our posters in very small print. That is not the essence as far as we are concerned”.

Social-Liberals D66 used ‘Especially now’ as early as 2003. Party leader Joke Geldhof: “We are more advanced in our thinking. We will enter the campaign with the slogan: green and self-willed”.

Source: de Pers. More: elections


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