Posted in Analysis Politics Race for the White House 2020 The Conversation

Lincoln Project’s anti-Trump ads show power of biting satire

If he’s laughing, it’s probably not at the Lincoln Project’s satire. by  Chris Lamb, IUPUI Tuesday, October 20, 2020 The narrator in a recent Lincoln Project ad tells listeners, “In six months, COVID-19 has killed more…

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Posted in Health Insurance Misleading advertising News Pro Publica

“Trumpcare” does not exist. Nevertheless Facebook and Google cash in on misleading ads for “garbage” health insurance.

The thousands of “Trumpcare” ads Facebook and Google have published show that the shadowy “lead generation” economy has a happy home on the platforms — and even big names like UnitedHealthcare take part. by Jeremy B….

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Posted in Analysis Elections Politics Race for the White House 2020 The Conversation

How socialism became un-American through the Ad Council’s propaganda campaigns

Bernie Sanders was asked at a CNN-sponsored town hall about socialism. CNN screenshot Oana Godeanu-Kenworthy, Miami University Bernie Sanders has emerged and then dissipated as the Democratic front-runner in the race for the presidential nomination. The…

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