Marketing 101: Don’t provoke a nuclear superpower

Posted on January 26th, 2009

Rather than admit they were trading on Babe Ruth's name without permission or compensation, the makers of Baby Ruth swore up and down they'd actually named their candy bar after the dead daughter of a former President of the United States.


The moral, Ty Inc., is at least have the decency to admit you're doing what everybody knows you're obviously doing. You're only embarrasing yourself. Not to mention the fact that President Obama just shut down the secret prisons, leaving an awful lot of CIA interrogators with government jobs and nobody to torture. I'm just saying.


P.S. Sincere thanks to Joe Dunn of Joe Loves Crappy Movies and Dave Buist of Taking The Bypass. I'll tell you why once the dust settles.

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