Lady from Possum Trot And Other Stories

The Obama for President campaign is putting up a ton of video on YouTube, establishing (and in some cases forming) a direct connection with voters by offering content that won’t be seen on TV.

In stark contrast to the Obama team’s content marking prowess, stands this attack dog approach from Mitt Romney’s team, desperate for a knock out punch this week in the Sunshine State:

And the Harvard JD/MBA just keeps on talking and placing blame (where it doesn’t always belong). Are we not yet tired of this stiff rhetoric?

For a read on the “real” state of the union, we look not to the millionaire mouthpieces of both parties, but to our filmmakers and musicians, to the poets and protestors. And yes, to Comedy Central.



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.