It’s Not A Lie, It’s Just A Convenient Fabrication (How Do Pols Sleep At Night?)

Liar, liar, pants on fire.

Will the Republican nominee for President of the United States say anything and do anything to win? Of course, and he’s not the first man to lie and cheat his way to the top, nor will he be the last.

Honestly, I’m not that interested in the psychology of male dominance. What does interest me greatly, is the consistent use of the media to distort, confuse and control.

Take a look at this nonsense (straight from Karl Rove’s playbook):

Thankfully, The Plain Dealer Editorial Board ain’t having it. “It’s a masterpiece of misdirection,” they wrote in a piece titled, “Flailing in Ohio, Romney rolls out Jeep ploy.”

According to The Detroit News, Chrysler issued a statement flatly denying it has any plans to move Jeep output to China from the United States.

UPDATE: Here’s a response ad from the President’s re-election team:



About David Burn

I wrote my first ad for a political candidate when I was 17 years old. She won her race and I felt the seductive power of advertising for the first time. Today—after working for seven agencies in five states—I am head of brand strategy and creative at Bonehook in Portland, Oregon.