The National National Association of Home Builders outrages opponents by co-opting Smart Growth concepts in their own advertising efforts.
The National Association of Home Builders, the powerful lobbying arm of the housing industry, has started a media campaign highlighting its smart growth initiatives with television ads that could be mistaken for the Sierra Club. The ads feature open space mingling with suburban homes and a narrator pledging "planning common-sense solutions for smart growth." Critics are outraged.
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