Army, Ad Council Push Merits of Education with Badly Written Manifesto


The Army/Ad Council Boost Up effort skyrockets in our ratings of deserved abuse with this awkwardly-phrased, melodramatic, grammatically awful and typo-ridden explanation for Boost Up's mission.

We're sure they're sincere in suggesting that inside every one of us is a graduate. But clearly a high school graduate does not a good editor make. Well, guess that's what the military - er, college - is for.

by Angela Natividad    Jan-25-07   Click to Comment   
Topic: Campaigns, Online, Worst   

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Nice work JWT.

Posted by: haha on January 25, 2007 2:10 PM

"Some of us think we can be."

Well, that seems pretty clear to me. The campaign is targeted at existentialist dropouts.

Posted by: Annulla on January 25, 2007 2:10 PM

yes, the work leaves much to be desired. especially a proofreader. but is adrants really the one to be dissing others over typos? :)

Posted by: HighJive on January 25, 2007 3:16 PM

Hey now, nobody can accuse us of pushing the merits of higher education.

Posted by: Angela Natividad on January 25, 2007 6:06 PM

Wonder why the US Army is so keen for high school educated cannon fodder.
I guess they are desperate to fill the ranks for their next 'surge' into someone else's country to steal their oil.

Posted by: Londoner on January 26, 2007 3:13 AM

Since when does AdRants go around proofing crap-ass sites? Does this really constitute ad news?

Posted by: freddy on January 27, 2007 3:40 AM