San Francisco company Criswell Associates really earned their money yesterday, as they were successful in in their campaign to strip away the rights of Maine’s same sex couples to marry.

In light of this success, perhaps they’ll stop being so humble, and will now admit they’re the company responsible for the anti-gay ads you’ve seen in the unlikeliest places. Stop shyly hiding behind a PO box, come out and take a bow!


If you’re impressed with the efficiency in which this marketing/PR firm executed on this campaign, perhaps you’d like to hire them for your next campaign of hate and bigotry? After all, it’s only ethical to spend your money locally. Want to hire these fine folks, or just congratulate them on a job well done? You can find the wacky gang, including Bill Criswell and Alan Randolph at 58 Maiden Lane, 2nd Floor, and their number’s (415) 398-2220.

Photo: Alan Randolph, EVP/Chief Strategic Officer Criswell Associates

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Eve Batey is the editor and publisher of the San Francisco Appeal. She used to be the San Francisco Chronicle's Deputy Managing Editor for Online, and started at the Chronicle as their blogging and interactive editor. Before that, she was a co-founding writer and the lead editor of SFist. She's been in the city since 1997, presently living in the Outer Sunset with her husband, cat, and dog. You can reach Eve at eve@sfappeal.com.

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