Today's Influence Ads: Skip 'Just Do It,' and Just Fix the Debt, Advocates Say
The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget has a simple message for Congress today: "fix it."
The group released a series of new ads in Hill papers Wednesday replacing familiar slogans and logos with the phrase, including McDonald's "I'm Lovin' It" and Nike's "Just Do It."
The Delegation of the European Union to the USA also took out a sweep of three ads explaining the importance of the EU to the American economy.
The American College of Radiology, the American Energy Alliance, the American Healthcare Association, the American Petroleum Institute, the American Society of Transplantation, AT&T, the Coalition for US-Russia Trade, CTIA, Economy in Crisis, Kaiser Permanente and the League of Conservation Voters also ran new ads today.
Those with continuing ads, per Kantar Media's Washington Eye, include: AARP, America's Natural Gas Alliance, American Banker's Association, American Cancer Society, American Diabetes Association, American Petroleum Institute, the Association of American Medical Colleges, Bell Helicopter and Boeing, BP, Business Roundtable, Caterpillar, Government of Panama, Hologic, Kaiser Permanente, McDonald's, Military Coalition, Neustar, Nuclear Energy Institute, Research!America, Souther Company, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, United Healthcare, United Technologies and WTOP-Radio.