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CompfortablySmug Apology

ComfortablySmug Apologizes for Misinformation

During Hurricane Sandy, @ComfortablySmug sent out a series of tweets, which received many retweets, that were entirely misinformation. He made claims about the status of power, flooding and other public services. He blatantly abused the anonymity the internet provided. As reported by Buzzfeed.com, this man also sits on the congressional Campaign for Christopher Wright as a consultant as reported by Buzzfeed contributor Jack Stuef.

What @comfortablysmug didn’t count on, apparently, was losing that anonymity. Based on photos he censored and posted to the account but I found unedited elsewhere, @comfortablysmug is Shashank Tripathi, a hedge fund analyst and the campaign manager of Christopher R. Wight, this year’s Republican candidate for the U.S. House from New York’s 12th Congressional District… He’s listed here by a local Republican group coordinating volunteers for a Romney phone bank. He’s 29 years old.

At 7:24 PM on October 30th, he sent out an official apology. He has also resigned from the congressional campaign of Christopher Wright.

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Ads Celebrating American Independence

The Fourth of July is the day American Brands celebrate their roots. Good Ol’ American-made products put their patriotic foot forward and remember the good times!

Trucks, booze, dreams and memories, thats the theme! Vote for your favorite! Have a favorite July 4th Ad? Add it to the list!

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4th of July Ads

A compilation of ads from Tim Nudd at Ad Weeks

Source: http://www.adweek.com/news-gallery/advertising-branding/10-ads-really-love-america-141574

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4th of July Ads | Dodge Challenger Freedom Commercial - YouTube

Dodge Challenger Freedom car commercial. America got two things right; Cars and freedom.

Jul 03, 2012 - youtube.com - 211
4th of July Ads | Halftime in America: OFFICIAL Chrysler Super Bowl 2012 Commercial - YouTube

It's Halftime in America. And our second half is about to begin. All that matters now is looking ahead and finding a way forward. Be a part of it at http://Y...

Jul 03, 2012 - youtube.com - 171
4th of July Ads | Chevy Truck Country 1 - YouTube

Chevy Truck Country controversial

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4th of July Ads | Levi's - America (Go Forth) Commercial - YouTube

Levi's America (Go Forth) commercial directed by Cary Fukunaga for Wieden+Kennedy, Portland using poem by Walt Whitman. The prints (see link below) were phot...

Jul 03, 2012 - youtube.com - 176
4th of July Ads | "Land of Dreams" Commercial - YouTube

You can download the "Land of Dreams" song for free here: http://on.fb.me/Pmusy5 Watch the first ever television commercial for Discover America featuring th...

Jul 03, 2012 - youtube.com - 162
4th of July Ads | Anheuser-Busch- The Best Commercial ever - YouTube

There are a bunch of people in an airport, and all of the sudden you hear a person clap, and then more people clapping, and then you see U.S. soldiers walkin...

Jul 03, 2012 - youtube.com - 215
4th of July Ads | American Airlines commercial 'Putting Them First' - YouTube

American Airlines proudly serves those who serve our country. As a public gesture of gratitude and a tribute to those in uniform, veterans and their families...

Jul 03, 2012 - youtube.com - 167
4th of July Ads | 9/11 Budweiser Clydesdale's Tribute best ever HD - YouTube

Budweiser's 9/11 tribute commercial

Jul 03, 2012 - youtube.com - 215
4th of July Ads | IAVA / Ad Council - Alone - YouTube

Watch the new PSA from IAVA and the Ad Council, announcing CommunityofVeterans.org - the first online social network exclusively for veterans of the wars in ...

Jul 03, 2012 - youtube.com - 156
4th of July Ads | 10th Anniversary of 9/11 - I Am An American :60 - YouTube

In September 2001, Texas ad agency GSD&M created a PSA to celebrate the country's extraordinary diversity and remind Americans that it was the time to unite ...