Paul Supporters Say He’s Been Right For Years

New Pro-Paul Group Pushes Video Shares and _Blue Republican_ Plan | ClickZ

Six days to the Iowa Caucus and anti-establishment Republican Ron Paul is polling well, a fact which frightens mainstream Republicans like Newt Gingrich, who would rather vote for Obama than Paul next November. According to ClickZ, Endorse Liberty, an independent expenditure group established just days ago, is targeting pro-Paul ads to Iowa Republicans on Facebook. […]

Newt Gingrich Might Wanna Divorce Himself From This Endorsement

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When you run a website dedicated to letting spouses cheat, I guess you don’t spend too much time fretting about using prominent politicians in your ads. Here’s a billboard for AshleyMadison.com: The blog The Morning Call has more, quoting Noel Biderman, the founder of AshleyMadison: “Gingrich proves that marital fidelity has no bearing on someone’s […]

Where Are The Candidates On Jobs And Immigration? And Literally Where Are They?

2012 Campaign Trail

NBCPolitics.com is working with foursquare to display check-ins from President Obama’s campaign team and the Republican presidential candidates’ campaign teams as they travel across the country on the campaign trail. “NBC News’ partnership with foursquare will allow our audiences to more fully engage with the 2012 campaign,” said Vivian Schiller, Chief Digital Officer at NBC […]

It’s Important for Brands to Listen To Customers And Their Own Conscience

TLC’s new show “All-American Muslim” is a nightmare for Lowe’s, and an example to other brands of what not to do. The California-based home repair retailer was advertising during the reality-based program, until some racist wing nuts in Florida started making noise, which frightened Lowe’s into withdrawing its ads from the show. While it is […]

Not A “Saturday Night Live” Skit, But It May Be By Saturday

Rick Perry is not ashamed to admit that he’s a Christian. Well, that’s certainly a relief. We wouldn’t want a former Texas Governor running for President to run without the support of the evangelical voting block. Technically speaking, that would be a form of streaking. I know some people will take this ad seriously. But […]

On The Air In New Hampshire

“Our government’s flabby, bloated and weak,” says the actor in the following Jon Huntsman for President ad currently airing in New Hampshire — a state where “flabby, bloated and weak” have long been civic sins. According to The New York Times, the ad from Our Destiny PAC, is a key part of Huntsman’s chances for […]

Seldom Is The Question Asked: Is Our Washington Learning?

I just saw this spot on CNN. It certainly is attention-getting: The website WashingtonCouldLearnALot.com is sponsored by something called the Public Notice Research & Education Fund (PNREF), though it’s unclear who the source of their funding is. The president of Public Notice appears to be a former spokesperson for the Bush administration and/or a Deputy […]

Context Matters. Yes, Even In Presidential Politics.

The following Romney ad misappropriates President Obama’s words. “If we keep talking about the economy, we’re going to lose,” says Obama. The problem is Obama was mocking a McCain strategist when he repeated those words, but that context is lost here. Romney unveiled the 60-second spot Monday night on Fox News, and the commercial is […]

Everyone Can Use Public Speaking Help. Even Wanna-Be Presidents.

From Follis Advertising in New York City comes this straight-off-the-news concept for Toastmasters International, the network of local public speaking clubs. It doesn’t matter who you are — public speaking skills can get you far in life. Ironically, Herman Cain’s a good public speaker. Most of the time. Share

DNC Attacks Romney Where It Hurts

The Democratic National Committee is already lined up against Mitt Romney, even though the former management consultant does not have the Republican nomination in his pocket, or anywhere else on his person. Of course, Romney was born in Detroit and raised in Bloomfield Hills, an affluent Detroit suburb. His dad, George Romney, was President of […]