Blagger’s Blog— England’s pride, Trump in UK and more – Smoking Gun PR
Paddy Power is no stranger to controversial PR stunts, and as such it’s unsurprising the bookmaker has decided to launch an ‘Oprah For President’ campaign to welcome current Leader of the Free World, Donald Trump, who’s on a wholly divisive tour of the UK right now, with protests planned up and down the country.
It’s hard to know what to say about this one. We’ve thoroughly enjoyed The Handmaid’s Tale, that dark and disturbing series about what might happen if America fell into the hands of patriarchal extremists. This doesn’t mean we would want to buy or drink wine inspired by the series. “[C]rafted to highlight the personalities of Offred, Ofglen and Serena Joy,??? three of the show’s main characters, MGM and Lot18 partnered on the line, but pulled it the same day bottles went on sale.
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