Best Political Mailer of '09...

Monday, November 02, 2009

Best Political Mailer of '09...

...Southampton Town category, goes to the Pell-Garvey shot across Docker's bow.

Or in this case, Larry Hoffman's dock.

The face of the mailing piece:

Latest Pell/Garvey mailing piece

"Tell Larry to take a long walk on a short dock"

The reverse side copy includes:

"Responsible Town Trustees would never have permitted it."

...with the "it" being:

"...a 16-slip dock in front of Docker's Rest­aurant, which would turn a pristine and shallow cove into another marina."

Strong issue... clever copy... I like it!

Where I think the Pell-Garvey campaign miss­ed out was on an even stronger issue, at least West of the Canal: the Trustees' betrayal on the Westhampton Cemetery land swap.

O, well....

Comments

1. Hunt Marckwald said...

That is clever, however the Westhampton Cemetery group has done a fine job of publicizing the betrayal. I think that the results will show at the polls.

They have to the extent that the issue probably impacted badly enough on Brian Tynann enough that he was edged out.
Dean

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