What do Bedouins, bad neighborhoods and beachfront apartments with beach-less views have in common?
“They’re all things you are writing about for no money!”
Ah, the wife.
She’s right. But more importantly, they are all alluded to in our eternally-amusing Wall Street Journal Magazine April 2014 edition, in a string of advertisements so smooth and slick you’d think you were being hit on by Barack Obama’s teleprompter.
No Bedouins are seen in this magazine. No bad neighborhoods, no beach-less views. WSJ prefers images of diamond prenuptual agreement rings and confused metrosexuals sitting in the dark – images that obfuscate the truth of what’s being sold in these advertisements.
I say what could be more fun than to un-obfuscate the truth?
“How about un-obfuscating our mortgage situation?!”
Nah. Not nearly as fun. And so...