Adland's 37 best tweets about the Republican convention

From CMOs to creative directors to agencies to journalists, advertising's biggest wiseasses just couldn't resist weighing in on the elephant's circus

The 2016 Republican National Convention, which wrapped up last night in Cleveland, was easily the rowdiest, most raucous political event since, well, the Republican primary debates from earlier this year. Still, like the rest of America, much of adland was glued to the screen, simultaneously tapping away at their phones, registering their disbelief on Twitter. Below is a sampling of our favorite comments from industry peers. (We’d say check back next week for the Democratic version of this, but something tells us it just won’t be the same.)

Kelly Niland, Creative Director, Kelly Niland Branding & Advertising

Ian Schafer, CEO, Deep Focus

Daniel Bremmer, Creative Director, 360i

Roi Carthy, CMO, GetShine

Alexandra Tyler, Creative Director, Freelance


Tom Goodwin, SVP of Strategy and Innovation, Havas Media

Brian Morrissey, Editor-in-Chief, Digiday

Cindy Gallop, Founder, Make Love Not Porn

Ari Paparo, CEO, adtech startup

Invisible Obama (written by Ian Schafer, CEO, Deep Focus)

Ben Winkler, Chief Investment Officer, OMD

Stuart Elliott, Columnist, MediaVillage

Rob Schwartz, CEO, TBWA\Chiat\Day NY

Carie Cummings, Senior Editor, Adweek

MariaElena Fernandez, TV Journalist, New York Magazine and Vulture

Jeremy Goldman, Founder, FirebrandGrp

Rachel Sklar, Founder, Change the Ratio

Darren Moran, Head of Innovation, Grey Group

Women in Media

Joe Chernov, VP of Marketing, InsightSquared

Katharine Mobley, CMO, WeCare Card Mastercard

Mark Szczepanik, Creative Director, The Adcom Group

Anthony De Rosa, Digital Production Manager, The Daily Show


Raju Narisetti, SVP Strategy, NewsCorp

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