Civilians Who Run Full-Page Ads in the New York Times (Another John D. Haywood Edition)

From our Just Set Your Money on Fire desk

Over the past several years the hardworking staff has dutifully chronicled the quixotic ad campaigns waged by John D. Haywood in the New York Times. Quick recap from our last post in November, 2014:

As you splendid readers might (or more likely might not) remember, the hardworking staff has dutifully chronicled the per-ad-ulations of one John Haywood, North Carolina rich guy and erstwhile New Hampshire presidential primary candidate.

He ran a two-page ad in the New York Times a month ago that was promptly trashed by a one-page ad in the Times. Something about “Israel hatred rearing its ugly head.”

That latter ad came courtesy of self-styled “America’s Rabbi” Shmuley Boteach, who said of Haywood, among other things:




Along the way we’ve also seen Haywood launch an effort to turn “20 Now Red Texas Congressional Districts Blue” and sue two student journalists at St. Michael’s College in Vermont for accurately reporting that Haywood ran as a Democrat in New Hampshire’s 2012 presidential primary (see here for both).

Yesterday’s Times featured Haywood’s latest windmill-tilt:




Supreme Court nomineee, Affordable Care Act, Medicaid expansion, Senate filibuster, whatever – let us know if you get it sorted.

Meanwhile, Haywood has launched the Just Say No to Racism Party, which identifies itself thusly:


All those dollars and no sense, eh?


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