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The New Trump-Pence Logo Is Less Naughty

Maybe the more straightforward logo will help keep our minds out of the gutter.

By Samantha Crook | July 16, 2016

The Trump campaign has replaced its Trump-Pence ticket logo with something that's a little less ... suggestive.

Twitter poked fun at the initial logo with the sophomoric jokes you might expect.

One graphic designer told Wired, "It's not subtle at all. It's a 'T' penetrating a 'P.' There's no way around it. And we're human. We're inclined to find humor in things. So we see a sex act." 

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To be fair, the coupled letters in the earlier logo do imply an interest in unity, and that idea — specifically, party unity — seems to have been important to Trump in making the pick.

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"One of the big reasons that I chose Mike, and one of the reasons is party unity, I have to be honest. So many people have said party unity, because I'm an outsider," Trump said at a rally. 

The pick could attract more traditional Republicans to Trump's team and offer a strategic contrast to Trump's less conventional GOP run.

As Time points out, the decision signals "Trump going with safety over flash and guidance over gut instinct."

Trump aides told Fox News there might be multiple campaign logos in the future, but the "TP" logo is a goner. Maybe the more straightforward logo will help keep our minds out of the gutter.

This video includes images from Getty Images and clips from C-SPAN and Donald J. Trump for President Inc.

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