It really is amazing what they have managed to (un)do in a very short time, and one thing it reminded me of is the thrilling tale of Ocean Marketing, where one email chain of really bad customer service basically sunk a career and a small business.
Of course, Komen wasn’t a small company at all, but a huge multi-million dollar brand ostensibly d/b/a a charitable organization that cares deeply about issues of life.
And now, this releases today:
And it makes you wonder about things.
Give you an example; show you what I mean: suppose you’re thinkin’ about a plate o’ shrimp. Suddenly someone’ll say, like, plate, or shrimp, or plate o’ shrimp out of the blue, no explanation. No point in lookin’ for one, either. It’s all part of a cosmic unconciousness.
UPDATE @ 11:38 West coast (civilized) time: John Cole over at balloon-juice suggests that we liberals should treat Komen the way the right treated ACORN. Sounds about right.