Tuesday, October 27, 2009

The Yes Men Vrs the US Chamber of Commerce

Once Again, the Yes Men are in the news. For the first time in their history, they are being sued. The US Chamber of Commerce is extremely sore over last weeks stunt, which prompted a bunch of bad media for them. I read the complaint from this powerful lobbying group this morning and was shocked that they referred to my video as "high quality" and also to me as an "award-winning filmmaker." For a bunch of Earth haters, they really know how to throw on the charm. Here is my video of the stunt and two articles about the lawsuit linked below.

From the NY Times:

U.S. Chamber Sues Activists Over Climate Stunt

By ANNE C. MULKERN of Greenwire

The U.S. Chamber filed a lawsuit yesterday against activists who last week staged a fake news conference announcing that the business trade group had changed its policy on climate legislation.

Link to Full Article

From the Wall Street Journal

Chamber Says 'No Thanks' to the Yes Men

The pranksters who impersonated U.S. Chamber of Commerce officials in a bogus news conference last week are getting smacked with a federal lawsuit in reply.

Full Article (link to complaint in article (mentions my excellent video work))

Yes Men Series that I'm Producing

1 comment:

Amy said...

Soon they'll be asking you what your day rate is.