new use for "firewall"

Victor Steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Thu Jan 12 18:37:37 UTC 2012

So it goes from physical to electronic (digital communications) to
> *His Super PAC is erecting a firewall in South Carolina.* Remember
> that episode of Mad Men where the pro-Nixon advertising exec airs a
> bunch commercials for Secor Laxatives in order to box out Kennedy in
> key television markets? OK, this isn’t really like that, but Romney’s
> backers over at Restore Our Future have the biggest presence on South
> Carolina TV right now. Meanwhile, Newt Gingrich’s PAC has yet to
> follow through on its promise to buy $3.4 million of airtime. Team
> Romney can probably spend enough money in the next ten days to make
> sure that every anti-Mitt ad is bracketed by pro-Romney stuff. Pete
> Campbell would approve.


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