Shoot your favorite candidate?

A new online game called Presidential Paintball lets you assume the identity of a candidate and then shoot paintballs at your rivals.

An online game called Presidential Paintball from miniclip.com lets you assume the identity of a presidential candidate and train your rifle scope on one of your rivals. Your weapon makes a rat-a-tat sound as you fire away. Fortunately, there are no bullets or blood--just paintballs, and no one dies, they're just "eliminated." The setting for the game is the White House--moving to new locations in it if your candidate survives. The game is aimed at children and, needless to say, is creating some issues.

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