Tonight — Political Commercials Deconstructed

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I’ll be leading an ace team consisting of advertising mogul Steve Wolfberg (owner of Cronin), former GOP chair Chris Healy and Matt Kauffman, king of advertising fact-checking for the Courant tonight at Watkinson School at 7 p.m.

We’ll talk about some of the famous campaign ads of yore and show what they’ve turned into today — and why.

You can buy individual tickets or you can sign up for the series I’m running there called Freshly Squeezed. Very inexpensive!

There are  tickets left for tonight.

Patrick Skahill not included. 


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10 thoughts on “Tonight — Political Commercials Deconstructed

  1. Bill from Susan Campbell's blog

    Mitt Romney got wooped good and proper last night and his Lady Ann showed her disappointment.

  2. peter brush

    I’d not take the road traveled by Great Britain, France, Belgium…, and outlaw paid political broadcast advertisements. But, the policy does have its appeal.

    The only past political commercial I can even bring to mind is the anti-Goldwater daisy ad by Lyndon Johnson. I had to get up early for school, couldn’t watch Monday Night at the Movies, so missed the one and only broadcast. Maybe that could be the policy; paid political advertising, but only once per production.

    1. Bill from Susan's Blog

      How about this; every political gets to call only once. My phone will be off the hook as we approach Nov 6.

  3. Cynical Susan

    What do Steve Wolfberg and Chris Healy’s wife have in common? Both were staff-members at UConn’s radio station WHUS back in the day!

  4. Bill from Susan Campbell's blog

    Romney did so bad that Mitt probably didn’t get a purr out of Ann last night. Now that’s bad.

    Four more years.

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