What Ailes America

What Ailes America

“The true opposition in Britain is the people that are pushed to the ground and beaten on London streets and slain and yet no one hears their voice.” — Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Ahmadinejad This is the incredulous quote from the terrorist-supporting despot who oppresses his own people and is the inspiration behind Syria’s current […]

Friday’s Video Views

Got Milk with your Cookie? As the Wall Street Journal looks into the complex and misunderstood world of how marketers track online behavior, here’s a video about that piece of embedded computer code that enables such tracking. It features its inventor. (via @WSJ) Sir Martin While we’re on the subject of The Journal‘s series on […]

Yellow is the Color…

Yellow is the Color…

Everyone Democrat, Progressive, liberal, and centrist observer of the machinations of the media, let alone a decent share of conservatives, acknowledge the role Fox News has played in advancing this administration’s failed policies, let alone its current efforts to advance the fortunes of those who wish to perpetuate this seven-year national nightmare. When the parent […]

Inauthentic Generals

Inauthentic Generals

As one agency trumpets its new mantra of “authenticity,” we learn today just how deeply our government has subverted authenticity to sell its war-time policies. In a 7600-word investigative piece on page A1 of today’s New York Times, reporter Doug Barstow outlines the extent to which this administration took (fairly standard) public relations techniques and […]

Orange Not Green

Orange Not Green

I used to do some PR/community relations work for Home Depot. The work entailed helping the pioneering big box retailer gain a bigger presence in the New York market. As expected, area mom & pop hardware stores feared for their very survival. We were charged to provide all relevant parties with historical data on the […]