October 23rd, 2016
"Socio-political international advertising slogans can be effective too: A couple of our best slogans during the Cold War aimed at the Soviets were acts of genius: 'better dead than red' and the 'Soviets are peckerheads.'
However, as our world has become smaller and more civilized and advertising more advanced one of the few anomalies left within the formula of 'selling' a regular 'consumer' the lesser of two evils is in politics. For instance: you might vote for someone because she or he is not as bad as the next guy but you won’t drink a soda pop for the same reason --
"Not unless you’re a dumb shit." - from Dangerfield's Drum by Kevin O'Kendley
"You can’t have a free society unless it is a just society; you can’t have a just society unless you make it so, and it can’t be so without inviolate human rights."
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