The United States of commercialism
Talking Points 2/4
- Duration 3:35
- Date Feb 4, 2013
Talking Points 2/4
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I'll go our way thanks for watching inside the united states of commercialism.
That is -- subject of this evening's talking points now.
But give us the -- went down -- Orleans over the weekend didn't stay for the game for a variety of reasons mostly time constraints but I did have a good look around.
Well -- has come back big time from Katrina once again a great American destination.
We also went out there Baidu -- talked to the folks I'll tell you about that the end broadcast.
But what was mostly on display in Louisiana was Super Bowl commercial is.
Whose huge companies like ESPN and DirecTV spent millions of dollars on social events in market.
And then there -- these Super Bowl commercials.
Three point eight million dollars for a 32 spot three point eight million.
And those commercials tell us a lot about America.
-- was it like analyzed two good ones and two bad -- it's my favorite was a Paul Harvey voice over that celebrated traditional America.
-- looking -- on as planned paradise.
And said I need a caretaker.
So god made a farmer.
Guns and I need somebody strong enough to clear trees and he -- Yet gentle enough feeding lounge and we -- patients tend to -- phone call at shortstop has more for an hour just went from broken leg of the metal are.
So god -- a former.
And that was an ad for Dodge Ram trucks.
I also like the wizard of -- spot.
No social redeeming quality for that bad but it did get people's attention the movie should be a big hit.
On the downside there were planet candidates -- this was.
Represent and by Walter together.
That -- is four and godaddy.com.
Hard to watch no message.
Purely Moyer is -- good looking girl and Walter.
And offensive to -- Also foolish to Taco Bell lab that mocked senior citizens.
As some people thought that -- was hilarious brilliant just terrific.
Here's why they're wrong.
So -- a message that elderly people are clones but they're desperate they're frivolous.
Got a lot of problems with senior citizens in this country.
We're not Japan where older people are respected and revered.
Here in the USA many think elderly folks are a nuisance.
If you ever visit a publicly run nursing home.
It will break your heart.
Talk of those bad turned my stomach we need to care for our elderly not demean them.