Not to drag this ad through the mud all over again, but Lewis Lazare of the Chicago Sun-Times has gotten Draft FCB on the record calling it “a terrible mistake.” The Draft rep claims it was “submitted without proper approval” but won’t say specifically who created it or who sent it to Creativity magazine, where it ran in a Cannes section of the November issue. “I’m not going to point a finger at anyone,” the rep says. Whether that finger is being pointed behind closed doors at Draft is unclear. Here’s a link to our earlier post about the ad.
—Posted by Tim Nudd