Tag Archives: New York Times

Campaign Symbolism 101: Donald Trump’s Emergency Landing

It turns out Donald Trump lost altitude in more than just the Iowa caucuses this week. Exhibit A: Mechanical troubles forced Trump Force One to make an emergency landing in Tennessee on Wednesday. From ABC’s The Note: Donald Trump’s Private Plane … Continue reading

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Welcome to the 2016 Billion-Dollar Digital Adlection

If the 2004 presidential campaign was the Internet Election, and the 2008 campaign was the Social Media Election, and the 2012 campaign was the Twitter Election, then the 2016 presidential campaign is the Digital Ad Election. From USA Today: TV, the … Continue reading

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GOP Prez Hopefuls in Pickup Truck Race to Bottom

The terrorist attacks on Paris earlier this month have unleashed a predictable raft of TV spots from Republican presidential candidates trying to out-tough each other on homeland security. The common denominator? Terrorists with rocket launchers in pickup trucks. That image … Continue reading

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CNN Cooks Its Debate Numbers Like Julia Child

Having been around longer than dirt, the dustupping staff gets it that media outlets can make audience statistics dance to any tune they want. But this one stretches the numbers like taffy. CNN full-page ad in yesterday’s New York Times (and Wall … Continue reading

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Dead Blogging Round Two of the GOP Presidential Rumpus

In the interest of full disclosure, the dustupping staff should mention that we lost interest in last night’s CNN Republican Presidential Debate around the time Ben Carson spoke about hizzzzzz . . . Whatever. Regardless, here’s some dotsam and netsam from … Continue reading

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