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The Icon Bar: The Playpen: Tobacco lobbyist fail
 
  Tobacco lobbyist fail
  swirlythingy (15:21 18/11/2011)
  trevj (20:32 18/11/2011)
 
Martin Bazley Message #119349, posted by swirlythingy at 15:21, 18/11/2011

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This is brilliant:

http://bengoldacre.posterous.com/tell-this-silly-tobacco-lobby-front-group-you

When I was there, the entire front page had been taken over by people insulting BAT. Granted, that's probably because, as in most cases, most people who even spotted the website did so in the context of a blog post such as the one above, but if that's the overwhelming content then unwary visitors can't fail to be alerted to the site's true motivations.

It's always so satisfying when daft corporate social media policies backfire like this. Anyone remember #mademesmile...?
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Trevor Johnson Message #119350, posted by trevj at 20:32, 18/11/2011, in reply to message #119349
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Nice find!

'I dream of a day when everyone understands that placing "Corporate Social Responsibility" and "tobacco industry" together is the perfect way of explaining the concept of oxymoron to a 3 year old.' - Trish the Dish from Roma / Italy
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The Icon Bar: The Playpen: Tobacco lobbyist fail