DIARY: Will Clinton give in to the charms of Marge and, er, Birmingham?

As Bill Clinton, the US President, continues to flounder under a tidal wave of revelations about alleged indiscretions, it’s nice to see that advertisers are handling the issue sensitively.

As Bill Clinton, the US President, continues to flounder under a

tidal wave of revelations about alleged indiscretions, it’s nice to see

that advertisers are handling the issue sensitively.



The Birmingham-based Wallis Tomlinson agency has used Clinton’s problems

to reinforce Birmingham’s role as an international business centre and a

place where world leaders gather.



So far, the campaign has used local people called Mick, Dave, Warren and

Larry, but the latest execution features a grey-haired old lady called

Marge. It made us chuckle, but will Clinton see the funny side?



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