You’ve read all of your free items this month. To register, get added benefits and unlimited access to articles, Become a Member. Already a Member? Sign in. Advertising Age Article Abstract Public Flogging for Bailed-Out Marketers Pols, Media Dismiss Ads From Automakers, Citi, BofA as Waste of Money By Jack Neff, Published on February 09, 2009 8 Want more Access, Content & Connections? Upgrade to Membership. We are glad you are enjoying Advertising Age. To get uninterrupted access and additional benefits, become a member today. Become a Member Already a member? Log in.