London-based drinks company has 'no plans' to work with rightwing thinktank, following its controversial billboard campaignDiageo, one the world's largest drinks companies, has announced it will no longer fund the Heartland Institute, a rightwing US thinktank which briefly ran a billboard campaign this week comparing people concerned about climate change to mass murderers and terrorists, such as Osama bin Laden, Charles Manson and Ted Kaczynski.On Thursday, a billboard appeared over the Eisenhower Expressway in Illinois showing a picture of Ted Kaczynski, the Unabomber who in 1996 was convicted of a 17-year mail bombing campaign that killed three people and injured dozens. The caption read: "I still believe in global warming. Do you?" A day later it was withdrawn.The London-based drinks giant, which owns brands such as Guinness, Smirnoff, Johnnie Walker, and Moët & Chandon, said this year that it was "reviewing any further association with Heartland" following the release online...
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