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DerekWills February 3rd, 2014 12:35pm

Had there not been an active debate on the legalization of 11 million illegal aliens, I would have thought that the Coca Cola ad was great. However, due to the current debate, I find it to be a political agenda or, at least, done in poor taste. You?

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Ebola1 Florida
02/03/14 6:28 pm

Why? Wetbacks drink Coke too.

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Doopy Remedial Americanism
02/03/14 12:43 pm

Ignored it. Mediocre advertising doesn't deserve my attention , especially while my 'hawks are winning the Super Bowl.

madeit Houston Area
02/03/14 9:41 am

Good sentiment; bad timing.

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CalTexHawk spiral arm
02/03/14 8:21 pm

Has there every been any timing in the last 20+ years that you would characterize as "good"?

MadCow former trumper
02/03/14 8:55 am

You are un-American if you DON'T drink Coke.

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canecorso Las Vegas Nv
02/03/14 12:00 pm

I am very un-American then. I detest coke. Grossest stuff on earth. Pepsi all the way!

Ebola1 Florida
02/04/14 7:56 am

Cane, tell us how you really feel.

Posco teach me
02/03/14 8:44 am

There was nothing wrong with it.

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TomLaney1 Jesus is Lord
02/03/14 8:31 am

Derek - i'm right with you on this one! It was agenda-driven for sure. And the thing is, I would have been happy to see all those different people singing phrases of America the Beautiful in English. That would've celebrated diversity AND unity!

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chickencookie
02/03/14 7:37 am

Also I have never seen the Bill of Rights said before Superbowl. They said it was a tradition. I have watched every Superbowl for a good 30 years. The lies started with obowme interview with oreilly.

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TomLaney1 Jesus is Lord
02/03/14 8:27 am

All I heard was the Declaration of Independence, Grace.

chickencookie
02/03/14 8:30 am

Well whatever it was they never did it before. Some history buff i am lol

TomLaney1 Jesus is Lord
02/03/14 8:33 am

Yeah, it struck me as funny that the announcer said "we continue with our annual tradition…" I had never heard it before the SB either. :o)

suppressedID I cant breathe
02/03/14 7:33 am

And see, I was more turned off by the obvious nationalistic pandering, but it fit with Coke's 40+ year old campaign of "teaching the world to sing."

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CalTexHawk spiral arm
02/03/14 7:17 am

I just knew this would come up when I saw the ad. And now for the sarcasm....totally offensive...should have been in Navajo, Sioux, Cherokee, etc.

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Ebola1 Florida
02/04/14 7:58 am

The wetbacks weren't enough?

shellybaxter1234 Peaceful Place
02/03/14 7:10 am

Derek - isn't it possible they were celebrating the diversity the millions of legal immigrants bring America each year? I thought it was beautiful

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DerekWills Lone Star Gun Rights
02/03/14 8:40 am

That's why I said it was at least poor judgment (I said poor taste by mistake. It was early this morning. Haha). The thing is that all marketing campaigns need to be aware of the political tone. They either were fully aware and did it as a political

DerekWills Lone Star Gun Rights
02/03/14 8:40 am

Move, or didn't have a clue and it's just a bad coincidence. Either way, bad move on the part of Coca Cola marketing.

suppressedID I cant breathe
02/03/14 10:25 am

Political?!? It just a recognition that 1) Coke is a global brand, and 2) America is founded on immigrants.

I'm pretty sure the only color that Coke is interested in is GREEN.

CalTexHawk spiral arm
02/03/14 8:19 pm

Yeah, and I hazard to guess that the home countries represented by many of those languages have tons more legal immigrants than illegal.

Ebola1 Florida
02/03/14 5:48 am

Didn't see it.

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