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Yoko Ono’s NYT Ads Should Rest In ‘Peace’

From our Why Not Just Burn Your Money desk On Tuesday, for the umpteenth year in a row, Yoko Ono (Beatles fans read: Yoko Oh No!) bought this full-page ad in the New York Times: Screenshot of ImaginePeace.com: A billboard … Continue reading

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Let The Whatever-Billion-Dollar Rumpus Begin! (Back To Restore Our Future Edition)

Oxymoronic Super PAC Restore Our Future has restored its umpteen-million-dollar ad campaign, which had previously blowtorched Rick Perry, Newt Gingrich, Rick Santorum, and any hope of a rational presidential campaign. From Politico’s Playbook: EXCLUSIVE – Restore Our Future, pro-Romney super … Continue reading

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Romney Camp’s Ads Go – Gasp! – Positive

The Mitt Romney Experience is having an unprecedented spasm of positivity. Romney campaign ad:   Pro-Romney Super PAC Restore Our Future ad featuring figure skater Kristi Yamaguchi:   This is what the Romneyniks should have been doing a long time … Continue reading

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Let The $4 Billion . . . Or $6 Billion . . . Or $9.8 Billion Rumpus Begin! (Everyone In The Pool Edition)

It’s an embarrassment of – not pandas – but TV spots in the presidential bakeoff betwen Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. Call the roll (via ABC’s The Note): OBAMA ADS: ROMNEY’S OUTSOURCING, FEE HIKES. From ABC’s Devin Dwyer: President Obama’s campaign … Continue reading

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Bring The Bain! (Priorities USA Action Edition)

Cory Booker, Deval Patrick, and Harold Ford Jr. be damned – Democratic Super PAC Priorities USA Action has launched another advertising assault on Mitt Romney’s Bain Capital track record. Via BuzzFeed: Obama Super PAC Steps Up Bain Capital Attack Undeterred by … Continue reading

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Restore Our Future Erases Its Past

Restore Our Future, the scorched-earth super PAC that has spent north of $35 million blowtorching Mitt Romney’s GOP presidential primary opponents, has now burned the evidence. From Politico: Restore Our Future cleans its YouTube channel of negative primary spots Restore … Continue reading

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Let The $4 Billion Rumpus Begin! (Chicago Deep Dish Edition)

So the GOP Crazy Train pulls into Chicago for its next presidential primary spasm, and here’s the Illinois spending spree according to Politico’s Morning Score: ILLINOIS IS TUESDAY – ROMNEY OUTSPENDING SANTORUM 5-1: “Santorum’s campaign is up with $207,231 in ads, … Continue reading

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Mitt Romney: The GOP’s Default Nominee

It’s clear that Mitt Romney (R-Cheesy Grits His Teeth) will limp to the Republican presidential nomination, but he’s getting a real tune-up in the process, especially in light of his third-place finish in Tuesday’s Alabama and Mississippi primaries. From ABC’s … Continue reading

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Google: Ron Paul Is Super PACman

GOP Super PACs have spent over $30 million on this year’s presidential primary, most of it on television advertising. But the big spenders on TV aren’t necessarily the biggest players on YouTube. From Google Politics & Elections (via techPresident): Are … Continue reading

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Super PACmania

Smart front-page piece in Friday’s Boston Globe about the GOP presidential PACmary race. (Sorry no links – we’re iPadlocked.) Spending tally: Pro-Romney Restore Our Future: $33.8 million. Pro-Gingrich Winning Our Future: $16.1 million. Pro-Santorum Red White and Blue Fund: Not … Continue reading

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