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What Leaders Could Learn From Clint Eastwood's "Halftime in America" Commercial

Phil Cooke, Ph.D. | Posted 04.11.2012 | Impact
Phil Cooke, Ph.D.

Right now, this country is plagued by far too many leaders who can't lead. Leaders who look for someone to blame rather than taking responsibility. So what could these guys learn from Clint's spot?

It's Halftime for the American Education System

Nikhil Goyal | Posted 04.10.2012 | Home
Nikhil Goyal

We have to get this moment right. We don't get a do-over. Can America make a comeback? Let's find out. Our second half is about to begin.

For a Few (Bailout) Dollars More

Sunil Adam | Posted 04.10.2012 | Politics
Sunil Adam


Karl Rove v. Dirty Harry

Marvin Meadors | Posted 04.10.2012 | Politics
Marvin Meadors

Is Clint Eastwood's new Chrysler ad actually political propaganda for the Obama administration, as Karl Rove contends?

Eastwood Meets West Wing: No Permanent Foreclosure Crisis?

Adam Levin | Posted 04.10.2012 | Business
Adam Levin

What kind of America do those who advocate debt forgiveness envision? Unless you believe that Gingrich's moon colonies will vastly increase supply in the coming years, you must believe that our collective future is rather bleak.

Clint Eastwood

Jeff Danziger | Posted 04.08.2012 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Halftime in Pink America

William O'Rourke | Posted 04.09.2012 | Politics
William O'Rourke

It's been another bad week for the GOP, because of yet more Hail Marys: the Susan G. Komen for the Cure pink ribbon flap, defunding Planned Parenthood, and, consequently, the women of America reacting and Komen's decision eventually reversed.

WATCH: Which Actor Is David Letterman Swooning Over?

Posted 05.23.2012 | Fifty

Who doesn't love a good bromance, especially when it involves the handsome Denzel Washington and funny guy David Letterman? In the above clip, Letterm...

Karl Rove Takes on Clint Eastwood: My Money's on Clint

Richard Brodsky | Posted 04.09.2012 | Politics
Richard Brodsky

It's been a bad week for the "Obama's-a-failed-anti-American-socialist" story. A stunningly good jobs report left the Rove-ites groping for a message. And as Mitt bumbles his way to becoming the nominee of the 1%ers, the Eastwood ad was the last straw.

Clint Flint Sparks GOP Outrage

Don Ringe | Posted 04.09.2012 | Comedy
Don Ringe

"Somehow, in ways that I simply don't understand, some members of my beloved party are accusing me of throwing down The Gauntlet to make a Sudden Impact at the Heartbreak Ridge of our Absolute Power over the Unforgiven now and in the Hereafter," Eastwood growled.

19 Celebrities Who Started As Extras

Mental Floss | Posted 04.09.2012 | Weird News

Although it isn't a written rule, an "extra" -- a background player in a movie or TV show -- usually has no spoken lines. If a line, or a few lines...

A Tale of Two Ads

Seth Engel | Posted 04.09.2012 | Media
Seth Engel

Xenophobic marketing is worse than racist; it capitalizes on the American public's fear of being overtaken by other economies while blaming a nameless, borderless "Asia."

The World Through Rove-Colored Glasses

Dylan Brody | Posted 04.09.2012 | Politics
Dylan Brody

Why did the Chrysler Super Bowl ad so affect Karl Rove that he felt he must speak out against it? The answer to this question reveals more about Rove and the Republican party than it does about Chrysler or its two minutes of heart-warming, pro-industry salesmanship.

Detroit Is America's Heartbeat

Daniel Cherrin | Posted 04.09.2012 | Detroit
Daniel Cherrin

A lot has been said about Chrysler's Super Bowl ad, featuring Clint Eastwood and Detroit. While the pundits talk about whether or not it was a campaign commercial, let me tell you what Detroiters really think about it.

The Republican Tale of Two Commercials

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 04.08.2012 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

Clint Eastwood's appearance and words during the Super Bowl had little to do with Obama. For observers with a long political memory, it was hard not to think of another president when seeing that commercial.

Sharon Silke Carty

Chrysler Super Bowl Ad Raises Questions About Underlying Political Message | Sharon Silke Carty | Posted 02.09.2012 | Business

On Monday, responding to a barrage of criticism from conservative pundits and some football fans, Chrysler chief executive Sergio Marchionne denied th...

'Green News Report' - February 7, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 04.08.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Romney and ...

Reading the Pictures: The Clint Eastwood Chrysler "Halftime in America" Controversy, and the Doctored Wisconsin Footage

Michael Shaw | Posted 04.08.2012 | Media
Michael Shaw

2012-02-07-chrysler.jpgIf we want to take visual politics seriously, what Chrysler and its corporate Madison Avenue agency did in its ad can be best understood as anti-union.

Why Mitt Romney Won't Get the Job

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 04.07.2012 | Politics
John Wellington Ennis

Here's the problem with Romney: even Republicans don't want to vote for Romney. Many conservatives hate Obama based on conjecture or manufactured misinformation or basic policy difference. But they know why they dislike Romney.

Clint Eastwood Addresses Commercial Buzz: 'I'm Not Politically Affiliated With Obama'

Posted 04.07.2012 | Entertainment

After a day filled with chatter about the political implications of his "Halftime in America" Super Bowl commercial for Chrysler, acting legend Clint ...

Chrysler Super Bowl Ad Becomes Political Controversy

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 02.06.2012 | Politics

Chrysler's two-minute Super Bowl ad narrated by Clint Eastwood has become politicized. "It's halftime. Both teams are in their locker room discuss...

Chrysler Scrubbed Pro-Union Signs From Footage Used In Super Bowl Ad

Posted 02.06.2012 | Politics

Chrysler's "Half Time in America" Super Bowl ad touts economic recovery in Detroit, but scrubs recognition for union activists in Wisconsin. The hi...

Clint Eastwood Should Run for President Based on His Super Bowl Ad

Bonnie Fuller | Posted 04.07.2012 | Entertainment
Bonnie Fuller

Instead of announcing that they don't care about the poor or accusing President Obama of setting off class warfare -- Americans need to hear that someone in power, or who wants to be in power, feels their pain.

Who's More Detroit, Clint Eastwood Or Eminem?

Posted 02.06.2012 | Detroit

While celebrity appearances may make the Chrysler Super Bowl commercials this year and last suitable for a national audience, they particularly speak ...

WATCH: Clint Eastwood's 'Halftime In America' Ad

Posted 02.06.2012 | Sports

With most Super Bowl commercials either aiming for laughs to generate buzz or using sexuality to push a product, Chrysler distinguished itself by doin...