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Is this a sign of desperation or just bad taste

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Is this a sign of desperation or just bad taste

http://www.businessandmedia.org/articles/2008/20081030132557.aspx
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Greenpeace Resurrects JFK for Global Warming Ad Campaign
Web video depicts dead president warning climate change 'threatens our very existence,' claims 'technology and renewable energy offers the last remaining hope.'
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Re: Is this a sign of desperation or just bad taste

No doubt they will see it as a perfectly reasonable tactic to raise the awareness of impending doom.
Unfortunately Mr Kennedy is unavailable for comment.
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Re: Is this a sign of desperation or just bad taste

Simple answer: both.
But then again I don't expect anything less from Greenpeace
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Re: Is this a sign of desperation or just bad taste

Seems to have been done quite a bit by charities in general recently.
I know the first time I saw the one featuring Bob Monkhouse about prostate cancer (a worthy cause) it did make me sit up and pay attention and think that's always the aim
The one I'm referring to can be seen here http://giveafewbob.org/