February 2012

February 27, 2012

President Obama appears to be branding his devotional movement with jingles that send thrills down the legs of his true believers. Since the late 1980’s, few products have been marketed with original music. Brand marketers rely instead on pop tunes that are already registered in the consumer’s cranium. Remember when the California Claymation Raisins danced to Marvin Gaye’s “I […]

February 24, 2012

The First Lady appears to be using the J. Crew brand to help her husband’s political rebranding in 2012. She recently went on Jay Leno’s Tonight Show wearing a gold and mint green ensemble from the preppy brand. Jenna Lyons, J. Crew’s president, assured ABC News that FLOTUS and the First Family paid for their product. “They […]

February 22, 2012

Fresh evidence of the media visually demonizing GOP candidates while pictorially deifying President Obama. Rick Santorum declared that Satan was “attacking the great institutions of America” in a 2008 speech at Florida’s Ava Maria University. The Republican contender has been defending his controversial statements since the Drudge Report shined its light on the comments Monday. “I’m a […]

February 21, 2012

Team Obama launched its “Women for Obama” initiative yesterday. The Obama campaign tweeted and emailed the better half of its supporters to “Attend a House Meeting” on February 22. The First Lady will be conference calling in to the “living room” meetings to drum up support for her husband’s reelection. The campaign pitch promises that these […]

February 20, 2012

Samuel L. Jackson confessed to exactly why he voted for Obama in 2008. “I voted for Barack because he was black. ‘Cuz that’s why other folks vote for other people—because they look like them,” Jackson said in an interview with Ebony magazine. “That’s American politics, pure and simple. [Obama’s] message didn’t mean s–t to me.” African-Americans overwhelmingly […]

February 16, 2012

Michelle Obama has been branding an upbeat and healthy image of late during her “Let’s Move” second birthday tour. After a push-up contest against Ellen DeGeneres on her show, the First Lady competed in a fitness challenge at the White House against “Late Night” host Jimmy Fallon. In a pre-taped segment,  FLOTUS raced Fallon up the stairs, did push-ups, played tug-of-war, hula-hooped, and […]