Tag Archives: Best Buy

Dead Blogging The Super Bowl Ads

Once around the Super Bowl Adstravaganza, James, and don’t spare the horses. So Super Bowl XLVII turned into a pretty good game out of what seemed to be shaping up as a stinker. Too bad the ads didn’t follow suit. … Continue reading

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The Weekly Standard Sells Out

Not on newsstands. On its cover. That’s the front cover of the July 25, 2011 edition of the Weekly Standard. Except it’s not. It’s actually an ad for an outfit called Main Street Fairness, an Astroturf front group backed by Wal-Mart, … Continue reading

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Wal-Mart Masquerades As Main Street In Battle With Amazon

It’s the very definition of irony: Wal-Mart, longtime nemesis of mom-and-pop stores nationwide, is now bankrolling The Alliance for Main Street Fairness, a front group (also funded by Best Buy, Target, Sears, and Home Depot) lobbying for sales taxes on … Continue reading

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