Spotted in The Onion:

You might think it's funny, but it's disrespectful to submit write-in candidates like "Don Knotts," "Mickey Mouse," or "Michael Badnarik."

And in the funny-but-sorta-awful-and-sad-because-it's-true category, a story headlined "Republicans Urge Minorities to Get Out and Vote On Nov. 3." That's likely inspired by these flyers, which circulated during the 2002 midterm elections.