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The Ungar Group in Chicago feels any charity event worth attending is also worthy of some attention-grabbing advertising.
The Housewares Industry Charity Group executive committee, however, balked at the eye-grabbing ad (shown here) the agency produced for its dinner in January, which raises funds for multiple sclerosis research.
The ad, combining an echo of recent political fund-raising scandals with a nod to the new McDonald’s tagline, shows an open-mouthed Hillary Clinton and the headline, “Did somebody say fundraiser?”
The client felt that it was potentially controversial and pulled the ad before it could run next week in the...

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