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Postal Stamp = Brand Canvas

By on 5.24.06 | 7:45AM

In another stroke of genius, the Congress this year threw out our longstanding prohibition against turning stamps into bite-sized pieces of junk mail. Here come the little billboards, one for each envelope, another open-ended burst of perpetual marketing in what only a fool can think is really a saturated market. When the public and the private sector sell each other out, diversity meets totalitarianism and the sky's the limit. I'm saying, then, that this is a bad thing...?

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