To make a promise that one never has the intention of keeping. Normally done with the motivation of pleasing or impressing and individual at the present moment.
Person #1: Lets take a fun trip. I know u will have a goood time!!!
Person #2: Sounds great...r u sure u will be able to swing it?
Person #1: O...yeah huney, I would never bail on ya.
Person #2: Amigo...don't you dare make me shell out $$s again on another "Campaign Promise"!!!
Making a promise you never really intend to keep.
If you will have dinner with me I will be a total gentleman the entire time. Campaign promise