National Review versus The Nation


Advertisements found in this National Review issue:

The People of America’s Oil and Natural Gas Industry
(note: the word “People” was very much emphasized) with historic “Indian Head Coins”
Computer designed specifically for Seniors
Conservative Book Club (Get 3 for a penny!)
Bose Radio
Rosetta Stone “learn a language”
“Jitterbug” cell phone designed for… aging baby boomers with (Historic) Samurai Silver Coins (Are Conservatives by nature coin collectors?)
FLAME advocacy group, “Facts and Logic about Middle East”
36 lecture course “Western Civilization”: Mathematics
Neuroston Memory Pills (apparently National Review attracts an older audience?)
20 carat Staver emeralds
Cenesenics Medical Institute “How does this 54 year old neurosurgeon look so good under his scrubs?”
Phrma (“Following Obama’s lead in Curing Cancer”, ad features the dramatic moon shot

One more note about the advertisements: Through the first half of the magazine, they come every other page.  Through the second half, there are no advertisements (except the back and inside back cover.)

Okay, instead of going to The New Republic, where we’d expect to see a few identical advertisements, I’ll go to a recent (2 back, regretfully) issue of The Nation.:

Credo Mobile (one 1/3 page ad, another full page.  Markets itself against AT&T in regards to partisan political support)
Lecture Course “Quantumn Mechanics Made Clear” (It is noteworthy to compare the lecture course offered to Nation readers to National Review readers, but I don’t know what can be sussed out by this.)
Powell’s Book Store subscription
Panscope optical system microscope
Book: “America at Risk”.  (It’s a title — if not book — that might be promoted by National Review, though I’m guessing the “risk” differs.)
20 carat Staver emeralds (Hey!  Same advertiser!)
The Movie “Taking Woodstock” (finally the “aging readership” prevelant in the National Review ads, though a bit different sociographical group.)

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