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SURVEY: It Literally Pays To Like The Gays

Fortune reports: Nearly half of Americans and 64% of those who identify as LGBT allies say they are more likely to spend money with brands that are LGBT inclusive, according to a new survey from Ogilvy. The study found that the opposite was true as well — nearly half of Americans and a majority of allies said they would avoid ...

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Pro-Trump Group Issues Yet Another Propaganda Ad Slamming “Witch Hunt” Russia Investigation [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: Tomi Lahren has starred in her first ad for the pro-Trump nonprofit Great America Alliance, which the YouTube star joined after her firing from The Blaze over her comments on abortion. Lahren, who spun shouting into a camera about liberal snowflakes into a popular video series for Glenn Beck’s website, stars in a Great America Alliance ad entitled ...

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MINNEAPOLIS: Gay Mayoral Candidate Introduces Himself With Amusing Ad With His Husband [VIDEO]

The Minneapolis CBS affiliate reports: Minneapolis mayoral candidate Tom Hoch is hitting the airwaves this week with an attention-grabbing television ad. The unusual ad introduces Hoch to Minneapolis voters in a humorous way, highlighting his same-sex marriage. Hoch’s husband is featured introducing him to voters. The Hoch for Mayor ad is a twist on a typical political storyline: the affectionate, ...

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GEORGIA: Right Wing Ad Campaign Claims Jon Ossoff’s Election Will Bring More Mass Shootings [VIDEO]

Via Mediaite: Ahead of the highly anticipated Tuesday special election in Georgia’s 6th District in which Democrat Jon Ossoff is hoping to end Republicans’ stranglehold on the House seat, a fringe conservative group is running an ad tying Ossoff to the shooting of Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA). No, really. This is not a joke. Principled PAC is running an ad ...

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REPORT: Ads On Breitbart Plummet By Nearly 90%

Digiday reports: Six months ago, Breitbart was riding the wave of the election, plotting an international expansion to provide a platform to spread far-right, populist views in Europe. But today, Breitbart is facing traffic declines, advertiser blacklists, campaigns for marketers to steer clear and even a petition within Amazon for it to stop providing ad services. There were just 26 ...

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GEORGIA: GOP Attack Ads Spin House Candidate Jon Ossoff As Terrorist-Loving Wealthy Gadfly [VIDEO]

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports: With the Sixth District race still 19 days from the finish line, House Republicans have leveled a new TV attack on Democrat Jon Ossoff, this time over Syrian refugees brought to the United States. Some of the ominous language: “ISIS is infiltrating America, and is using Syrians to do it. The FBI warned we can’t simply ...

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One Million Moms Vs Liquid-Plumr [VIDEO]

From Monica Cole, as predicted ten days ago: The newest Liquid-Plumr commercial includes men and women with their pants sliding down exposing way too much of their backsides. No one wants to see this. Reports from consumers have stated that even children find the commercial disgusting. It is not only tacky and obscene but also plays into a stereotype of ...

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Gay Couple Stars In New Iceland Air Ad [VIDEO]

The Iceland Monitor reports: A gay couple traveling around Iceland, taking in its nature and culture, are the protagonists of a new video advertisement from Icelandair. The company’s brand manager says it’s natural and important to show diversity, Gay Iceland reports. Jón Skafti Kristjánsson, brand manager at Icelandair a customer-oriented airline and travel service company serving 44 gateways in Europe ...

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Republican Super PAC Launches $2M Pro-Trumpcare Ad Blitz In Vulnerable GOP US House Districts [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: An outside GOP group aligned with Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) unveiled a $2 million TV ad blitz on Tuesday defending the legislation to replace ObamaCare ahead of the highly anticipated Congressional Budget Office analysis of its effects. American Action Network’s ad will run in 21 House districts and nationally on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” to tout the GOP’s ...

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New Liquid-Plumr Ad: Got Crack? [VIDEO]

Monica Cole, there’s a call for you. AdWeek reviews: Liquid-Plumr cracks wise in this new commercial from FCB Chicago. Various folks, ranging from a firefighter and florist to a bowler and boxer, expose some backside cleavage (though nothing overtly NSFW) as Rosemary Clooney’s jaunty “Too Marvelous for Words” plays in the background. “There’s a Plumr in all of us,” proclaims ...

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Chuck Norris: I’m Ready To Run The FBI

This is actually just a World Net Daily commercial for Norris’s bottled water launch: Superstar Chuck Norris wants everyone to know he’s not looking for a job, but … if President Trump, whom he supported for president in 2016, wants him to replace James Comey as FBI director, he’s ready, willing and available. While promoting his new bottled water in ...

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One Million Moms Vs Kraft Macaroni & Cheese

Right on screeching cue. Via email from One Millions Moms: Kraft Macaroni and Cheese has decided to recognize mothers in the most bizarre way this Mother’s Day. Kraft is following a trend in crude commercials and decided to air a commercial that includes foul language or bleeping and similar sounding substitute words instead of curse words. Most companies are honoring ...

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GEORGIA: GOP Ad Mocks Dem House Candidate Jon Ossoff As Favorite Of “San Francisco Liberals” [VIDEO]

The most tired meme in the GOP arsenal: A super PAC aligned with the House Republican leadership and Speaker Paul Ryan (Wisc.) released a new ad Tuesday attacking Democrat Jon Ossoff for raising most of his campaign cash from out-of-state donors in the runoff to fill an open U.S. House seat in Georgia. The Congressional Leadership Fund’s (CLF) first ad ...

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VIRAL VIDEO: Kraft Macaroni & Cheese Teaches “How To Swear Like A Mother” In New Mother’s Day Ad

Paging you-know-who. Ad Week reports: Would it surprise you to learn that 74 percent of moms admit they’ve sworn in front of their kids? Probably not, because being a mom and taking care of another human is hard. Kraft Macaroni & Cheese, a brand that prides itself on being there for moms and families when they need it most, has ...

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Trump 2020 Reelection Campaign Declares Victory Over CNN’s “Censorship” After “Fake News” Ad Goes Viral

The Hill reports: President Trump’s campaign claimed victory on Wednesday after CNN refused to air its latest TV ad because it referred to mainstream media outlets as “fake news.” The campaign issued a press release touting online viewership for the ad, which lauded Trump’s first 100 days in office. The campaign said it received more than 1.5 million views between ...

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RNC Chair: CNN Is Violating The First Amendment By Not Running Trump’s Ad Calling Them Fake News

“The network’s clearly biased decision to block President Trump’s message to the American people is incredibly troubling. Freedom of speech is a hallmark of our nation’s founding, and it is concerning that CNN, who I assume to be a strong supporter of the first amendment, would stifle speech that they disagree with. CNN should allow the ad to be aired ...

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Republican PAC Launches Multi-State Television Ad Blitz: Trump Is Already Making America Great [VIDEO]

The Daily Caller reports: Republican special interest group 45 Committee announced plans to invest in a new ad campaign devoted to promoting President Donald Trump’s first 100 days, according to a Friday report from Politico’s Playbook. The group will spend $1 million sending ads to the swing states of Florida, Iowa, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin — all states the ...

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One Million Moms Vs Dove Soap [VIDEO]

This ad has been out for a couple of weeks, so it’s surprising that One Million Moms’ hate machine took this long. Just in via email: Dove has just released a disturbing ad promoting its new product line: Baby Dove. The ad features young women sharing their views of mothering. And then there’s a cross-dressing father trying to pass as ...

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New Google Home Ad Stars Gay Family [VIDEO]

Gay dads and their kids rush to get their day started in the new Google Home ad titled Carpool released yesterday. Android Central explains the update behind the ad: From the beginning Google Home wasn’t going to make much sense if it was tied to a single account, and now several months after launch we have proper multi-user support for ...

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Employees Pressure Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos To Block All Advertising From “Hateful And Bigoted” Breitbart

Buzzfeed reports: Inside Amazon, tensions are mounting as employees push management to stop running ads for Amazon products on Breitbart News. On March 22, a group of Amazon employees took issue with the company’s ads on Breitbart in an email to CEO Jeff Bezos and SVP Jeff Blackburn. Entitled “Amazon Must Stop Advertising on Breitbart News,” the email included a ...

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