Category Archive: Politics

Kennedy Understood

New York, Nov. 28, 1988

“In way over his head”

NatPost: Tories launch the first strike, but Trudeau wins the point

Reagan: “McLuhan was right”

Lakeland Ledger, Mar 24, 1977

For Your Television Viewing Pleasure

Sarasota Herald-Tribune, Aug 16, 1976

“White House Trying the McLuhan Method”

Times Daily, Aug 5, 1970

The silence is deafening

Al Gore vs. Ron Rosenbaum

“Then he tells his rapt Red Herring audience: ‘Now let me take the metaphor to a slightly higher level.’ (Fasten your seatbelts –- Al Gore is gonna take you on a trip, man.… Continue reading

Trudeau Mk II

The critical question facing the Canadian electorate today, obviously.

MM & Nixon (I)

{from Joe McGinnis’s The Selling of the President, 1969}

“No idea what McLuhan meant…”

– John English, Just Watch Me: The Life of Pierre Elliott Trudeau: 1968-2000

MM & Spiro Agnew (& Punk)

– Nicholas Rombes, A Cultural Dictionary of Punk, 1974-1982 (2009)