Jun 102010

Seen this poster pasted around DC recently? The image has cropped up all over the city in the past few weeks, with the quote:

“Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocked fired signifies in the final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and not clothed”

— President Dwight Eisenhower

Refugee + Eisenhower Quote

The poster brings us back to the real meaning of “innocent bystanders” in Heineken’s coy ad pitch – and illustrates yet again the influence of art in media. That influence, of art and counterculture in mainstream marketing, is what sparked our new Ad/Remix series for eSocialMediaShop.

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