News, but not the serious kind
Millard Fillmore says, “Drink Pepsi!”
I’ve written before about the occasional pictures we issue with warnings that they can’t be used for advertising campaigns. We’ve just put out some presidential portraits with the same warning, so I guess it’s a very real problem.
SHAME on you advertisers – you know who you are – who want to exploit such iconic faces as Rutherford B. Hayes and Franklin Pierce!
SHAME on the popular cold medicine planning to use the great name of William Henry Harrison, who caught a cold and died 30 days after his inauguration.
SHAME on the weight loss supplement planning to use William Howard Taft, just because he weighed in at 335 pounds.
And, SHAME on you people who want to sell products by using Richard M. Nixon to… Oh, you know what, that one’s just too easy. Do whatever you want with him!
Left: President William Henry Harrison, who served in 1841. REUTERS/Library of Congress/ Handout.
Right: President William Howard Taft, who served from 1909-1913. REUTERS/ Library of Congress/ Handout.
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