FN Pick: Cole’s Board for Barack

FN Pick: Cole's Board for Barack
Kenneth Cole's 2012 election billboard congratulating President Barack Obama.

Kenneth Cole, known for his penchant for making political headlines, had witty words — and billboards — ready for when the dust settled on the presidential race. The designer-cum-social provocateur unveiled a billboard on New York’s Westside Highway last Wednesday that embraced the spirited campaign conversation. What’s more telling, and not as publicized, was Cole’s alternate ad for presidential hopeful Mitt Romney: “Mitt Happens. Congratulations President Romney (condolences to Big Bird and family).”