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Trump 2020 Campaign Ad Slams “Disgraceful” Dems For Failing To Applaud Their Glorious Leader During SOTU

The Washington Examiner reports: The Trump campaign released an ad today featuring Democrats’ “disgraceful” reaction to his State of the Union address Jan. 30. The advertisement from Donald J. Trump for President, Inc. highlighted moments from the speech when Trump touted accomplishments of his administration, all the while Democrat lawmakers refrained from clapping, showing any sort of positive reaction, and ...

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Coke’s Super Bowl Ad Triggers Todd Starnes [VIDEO]

Todd Starnes is ever so pissed about last night’s Coke ad: Coca-Cola’s new Super Bowl commercial celebrates the diversity of the LGBTQIA community — along with a special wink-wink, nod-nod to the non-binary/transgender crowd. The commercial, which aired during the fourth quarter of Sunday’s game, includes a same-sex couple and a person who identifies with the pronoun “them.” There’s a ...

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Airbnb To Troll Trump During SOTU [VIDEO]

CNBC reports: Airbnb has been one of the most aggressive corporate critics of the current administration’s policies. Tuesday, ahead of President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address, it’s making another very public political statement. The home-sharing start-up will be running a six-figure ad on some cable networks that plays off Trump’s alleged “shithole” comments — and promotes Airbnb’s business ...

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VIRAL VIDEO: Burger King Explains Net Neutrality

AdWeek raves: On the heels of its brilliant anti-bullying spot last year, Burger King has found another cause it can get behind, and promote with a clever in-store stunt — net neutrality. Net neutrality is a complicated topic to explain, which is where Burger King came in with a meaty metaphor. It set up a social experiment at a BK ...

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One Million Moms Vs The NFL

Just in via email from Monica Cole: The NFL has told the nation’s largest veterans service organization, American Vets, its patriotic ad that encourages people to stand for the American flag and national anthem will not be tolerated. AMVETS had been solicited by the NFL to place an ad in the Super Bowl LII program. When the submitted advertisement included ...

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Gus Kenworthy Named P&G Brand Ambassador [VIDEO]

The Cincinnati Business Courier reports: Procter & Gamble Co. revealed today that U.S. freestyle skier Gus Kenworthy, who is expected to compete in the Olympic Winter Games in South Korea, will be a brand ambassador for Head & Shoulders shampoo. Regarded as the first openly gay action-sports athlete, Kenworthy will be featured in the “Shoulders of Greatness” advertising campaign for ...

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NEW YORK: Appeals Court Rules Woman May Sue State Over Photo Used In HIV Awareness Campaign

The New York Daily News reports: A Brooklyn woman’s lawsuit against the state for using her photo in an ad promoting the rights of HIV-positive people can proceed — because society has yet to fully accept people who have the virus, an appeals court ruled Tuesday. Avril Nolan — who does not have HIV — sued the state’s Division of ...

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Pro-Trump Super PAC Ad: “Thank You President Trump For Letting Us Say Merry Christmas Again” [VIDEO]

Think Progress reports: A pro-Trump nonprofit says it is spending $1 million to air a new pro-Trump ad that concludes with a little girl saying, “Thank you President Trump for letting us say ‘Merry Christmas’ again!” America First Policies — a group including Trump’s digital and data director Brad Parscale, freshly-indicted former deputy campaign manager Rick Gates, and former Mike ...

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FCC Hits Right Wing Sinclair With Record $13.4 Million Fine For Failing To Disclose Sponsored Content

Variety reports: The FCC is slapping Sinclair Broadcast Group with a $13.4 million fine for running news stories on a cancer foundation but failing to disclose that the foundation was paying for them to air. The FCC said that the programming was broadcast more than 1,700 times, “either as stories resembling independently generated news coverage that aired during the local ...

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Papa John’s CEO Steps Down After NFL Flap

The Associated Press reports: Papa John’s founder John Schnatter will step down as CEO next month, about two months after he criticized the NFL leadership over national anthem protests by players — comments for which the company later apologized. Schnatter will be replaced as chief executive by Chief Operating Officer Steve Ritchie on Jan. 1, the company announced Thursday. Schnatter, ...

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JERUSALEM: Evangelicals Flood City With “God Bless Trump” Messages On Buses, Billboards, And….Camels

The Jerusalem Post reports: Vice President Mike Pence might have postponed his trip to Israel, but the love for US President Donald Trump is still being felt throughout Jerusalem as 110 massive “God Bless Trump” signs went up in recent days throughout the city, on billboards, buses and even camels. The campaign was created by Dr. Mike Evans, a prominent ...

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ALABAMA: Brutal New Anti-Roy Moore Ad Campaign Asks “What If She Was YOUR Little Girl? [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: Stand Up Republic, a 501(c)4 group co-founded by former independent anti-Trump presidential candidate Evan McMullin, is spending $500,000 on digital and TV ads that ask Alabama conservatives to reject Republican nominee Roy Moore’s Senate bid. In two 30-second spots, the group presents Moore as an unacceptable choice for conservatives — but does not suggest a particular ...

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Atheist Billboards: Just Skip Church, It’s All Fake News

NBC News reports: To the faithful, it’s a road sign on the highway to hell. The American Atheists group has continued an annual tradition by putting up billboards in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, that state “Just Skip Church… It’s All Fake News” alongside an image of the Christian nativity scene. An attempt to put up two of ...

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Log Cabin Ad: Good Christians Should Reject Roy Moore

The Hill reports: A prominent Republican LGBT advocacy group is out with an ad opposing embattled Republican Roy Moore, calling on “good Christians” to reject him ahead of Alabama’s special Senate election. The ad from Log Cabin Republicans features people praying at church and around a dinner table, saying that politicians are “attacking our values, our churches, our children.” “It’s ...

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MICHIGAN: Dem AG Candidate Causes Stir With Unique Promise Not To Commit Sexual Harassment [VIDEO]

Wonkette reports: Meet Dana Nessel, a Democratic candidate for Michigan Attorney General. She’s a Detroit attorney who became Michigan-famous for leading the legal fight for marriage equality in the Great Lakes State (and in the Wolverine State, too). And as her pretty-damn-good online ad suggests, she has a good idea for reducing the amount of sexual harassment by icky men ...

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“Lesbian” Starbucks Ad Prompts Boycott Calls [VIDEO]

We thought the RWNJs already were boycotting. The New York Daily News reports: Another year, another stink over Starbucks holiday cups. This time the controversy comes from the festive containers’ “gay agenda.” The brew-ha-ha stems from the fact that the cup might show two clasped same-sex hands. The video promoting the coffee giant’s holiday cups features characters of various ages, ...

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Catching Up With Britain’s Honey Bears [VIDEO]

A couple of weeks ago we got the trailer and first episode for a British honey brand’s new ad campaign starring three jovial, bearded burlies. Since then there have been two follow-up clips in which the bears josh about porridge, yoga, and which of three created a dish that’s “just right.” Watch below.

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The 2017 John Lewis Christmas Ad Is Here [VIDEO]

The BBC reports: A giant snoring monster called Moz has split critics online, after it was revealed as the star of this year’s John Lewis Christmas advert. The eagerly anticipated ad from the high street store tells the story of a little boy and his friendship with an imaginary monster living under his bed. It features a cover of The ...

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Samsung Rips Apple Fanboys In New Ad [VIDEO]

Mashable reports: Blink and you might just miss this easter egg, but it’s a gem. Samsung’s latest ad follows an avid iPhone user who eventually decides to switch sides after ten years. The minute-long ad manages to majorly throw shade at the iPhone, highlighting all the criticisms it’s faced over the years: its lack of stylus, non-waterproof phones, and of ...

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Fox News Yanks Tom Steyer’s Impeachment Ad Due To “Strong Negative Reaction” From Their Viewers

Newsweek reports: Fox News has pulled an ad by San Francisco billionaire Tom Steyer calling for President Donald Trump to be impeached, prompting questions about the motivation for Fox’s decision. The ads having been running across the U.S. for two weeks, and Steyer bought a second week of advertising in a prime time Fox News slot on October 27 as ...

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