As the list of Republicans who are officially With Her seems to lengthen daily, the world awaits word from Donald Trump’s immediate predecessor as Republican candidate for President.
Back when it still appeared Trump might be stopped, Mitt Romney famously dedicated an entire speech to encouraging other Republicans to oppose him. At the time he gave that speech, Romney was not willing to endorse Hillary Clinton:
Bail was set for #ManInTree at $50,000, which means it won’t be long before we hear he’s signed a lucrative book deal to help cover the costs. Since the forthcoming memoir may as well be a foregone conclusion, I took the liberty of designing a book jacket on his behalf:
This should actually be fairly simple to keep straight:
I’ve published two attempts to touch up Presidential campaign logos, to decidedly mixed success. I’m still quite proud of my first effort, but the second was an unmitigated disaster. So it is with some trepidation that I tread once more in increasingly familiar waters.
But let’s be real — after I learned that Marco Rubio created an ad titled “Morning Again in America” (because “Make America Morning Again” is a phonetic disaster) using stock footage from Canada, well:
Hillary Clinton’s campaign logo received a lot of attention (much of it negative) when first released,* and pundits have continued to dissect it in the two months since. And now, design critics finally have something else to talk about. Today, another contender for the presidential throne revealed his own icon [click or see above].
Pundits argued that the emblem represents “an attempt by Bush to distance himself from his famous family name” slash dynasty:
When Miguel Cabrera turned down his share of the Tigers’ postseason bonus, sports media rushed to cover his noble deed. But I felt obligated to make sure that in their rush to lionize this Tiger, we don’t forget the tale’s tail. By way of review, here’s the full story:
Right before the World Cup, the New York Times devoted an entire issue of its weekly New York Times Magazine to the upcoming international soccer tournament.
Americans love to make facile comparisons, especially when they talk about sports, so in one of its heroic efforts to make soccer more understandable/relatable, the Times tried to equate players who would appear in the World Cup to their American “counterparts”: