On the Other Hand: AOL's Savvy Strategy or Designated Decoy?

Tummler, Warc's regular columnist, comments on AOL's controversial recovery plan, following their planned resurrection as an independent entity on 9th December.

On the Other Hand: AOL's Savvy Strategy or Designated Decoy?


Here's a cautionary tale from the rusting Remington of your Catskills correspondent that wowed 'em in Downsville N.Y. Whether it'll play as well at 770 Broadway or in the candy-floss canyons of Madison Avenue, you, revered reader, shall judge.

Parked outside your scribe's favorite Downsville watering hole (O'Flaherty's Hawaiian Bar and Grill) was a police patrol car. Following O'Flaherty's last call the officer noticed a man leaving the bar so intoxicated he could barely walk.

Stumbling round the parking lot, the drunk tried his keys on five different vehicles...

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