Oxfam America has a new April-Fools themed ad out today criticizing arguments that foreign aid should be slashed to reduce government spending. "Cutting foreign aid to balance the budget? That's like cutting your hair to lose weight!" the ad says, according to a compilation of print influence ads by Kantar Media's Campaign Media Analysis Group.
As today's Washington Eye shows, CIT Group, the Communications Workers of America, Emirates, the International Council of Shopping Centers/International Association of Fire Fighters, the Laborers' International Union of North America, Lockheed Martin, the National Community Pharmacists Association, Neustar and United for a Free Syria also have new ads.
Others with ads are Auto Alliance, Allstate, Altria, America's Life Insurance Industry, American Beverage Association, American Heart Association, American Petroleum Institute, C-Span, Chevron, CTIA, Easter Seals, Economy in Crisis, the Food Allergy Initiative, GI Film Festival, Goldman Sachs, Hospice Action Network, National Beer Wholesalers Association, Northrop Grumman, Nuclear Energy Institute, Taste of the South, United Healthcare, United Technologies, Volkswagen, Walk for Hope, WTOP, WUSA and a group of wildlife and environmental organizations.