How Strato Is Your Streak?

December 1954
New Republic;12/13/54, Vol. 131 Issue 24, p7
The article focuses on automobile advertising. It states that the automobile industry is the highest achievement of capitalism in the U.S. and automobile advertising fattens free press. The article points out that the absurdity of the 1955 automobile models is exceeded only by the idiocy of the advertising through, which they are being foisted on the public in the U.S. The idea that the advertising executives want to convey is that new cars are new. They cannot talk about price because that would ruin the racket of retailers who run prices up on new cars in order to make a show of out bidding each other on trade-ins, nor can they talk sense about cars.


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