Here’s Proof: I’m With Her

Here's Proof: I'm With Her

Twelve years ago, I met Hillary Clinton. We talked about branding. She was smart, engaged, personable, and well informed. Best of all, she was a brilliant judge of talent: She said she really wanted my help with marketing and asked for my business card. Unfortunately, she never called, and I Continue Reading…

How Does the Donald Trump Movie End?

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True story. I came home the other night. My kids were watching a movie: Shrek 3. At the end of this movie, Shrek is surrounded by a huge crowd of villains. They’re about to kill him. Suddenly a young guy, Artie, swoops in and turns to the villains and persuasively asks them: aren’t you Continue Reading…

Why Obama Needs a Good Ad Agency

Obama Needs a New Ad Agency

Something’s wrong.  A lot has gone right during the Obama Presidency, yet the majority of Americans feel bad about him, our country, and our progress.  In fact, “feel bad” is a gross understatement.  The hatred against Obama is palpable.  And it seems that most Democratic candidates are terrified to have Continue Reading…

Jill Abramson’s Salary Should Have Been Lower Than Her Male Predecessor

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Rumors are flying. The scuttlebutt is that Jill Abramson, the former executive editor of The New York Times, was paid less than her predecessor, a man, Bill Keller. Supposedly, she was outraged at the compensation discrepancy. Others have chimed in suggesting that this is heresy. As a New York Times’ Continue Reading…