Presidential race 2008

If you wouldn’t say it after the election, you shouldn’t say it before one.

At some point America should put the smackdown on political speech. It’s starting to get dangerous. In our do and say anything to get elected environment, hiding under the protection of “free speech” and counting on the slowness of the courts and regulatory authorities to act, we’re undermining the power of those who do get Read More

Why Obama is marketer of the year.

Advertising Age magazine just named the Obama 08 campaign and Barack Obama marketer of the year. Beating out Apple and by a landslide. As a practitioner of the trade, I’ve watched this campaign run like a steamroller, picking up steam, hammering home a simple message of “Change we can believe in” that was so Read More

McCain defends Obama. What next? Ditch Palin?

Yesterday, John McCain had to start defending the character of Barack Obama after he had been inciting fear and suggesting that Barack Obama is connected to terrorism. Now, more than ever, we need to be talking about issues and coming together as Americans. Even John McCain is seeing how the policy of divisiveness isn’t appropriate Read More

America: a third world country.

The day has arrived for us to take a serious look at our Nation, and where it has been headed. Although we still pretend to be a Country where “all men are created equal” it now costs a million to be “elected” to Congress and a few billion to buy the presidency. I’ve asked the Read More

Senator Obama speaking in Dayton today: Say something off your script

When I watched the debate on Tuesday night I could almost predict- line for line, word for word, what was going to come out of both candidates mouths. Even though the candidates were speaking extemporaneously, it was as if marketing has taken over and the brand message gets repeated over and over until we all Read More

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