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Archived updates for Friday, August 27, 2004

Reuters: Bush Team Rejects Call to Pull Olympic TV Ad

According to a August 26, 2004 article through Reuters news service, "The re-election campaign for President Bush refused to pull an ad that has Olympic Games officials fuming. . . . The television ad for the November election has an announcer saying at 'this Olympics there will be two more free nations,' referring to the U.S.-led invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq under Bush's presidency. "We own the rights to the Olympic name and nobody asked us," the head of the International Olympic Committee's Marketing Commission reportedly said.
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