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View Poll Results: What's your opinion about Coca-Cola's ad?
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Old 02-03-2014, 02:35 PM   #1
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Coca-Cola's multi-lingual, multi-ethnic, gay "America the Beautiful" ad


Coca-Cola's Super Bowl ad has sparked both outrage and kudos on Twitter and Facebook.

The ad, entitled "It's Beautiful," features the patriotic song "America the Beautiful" sung in eight languages. The ad shows people of different ethnicities.

The ad also shows two dads rollerskating with their daughter. This was the first Super Bowl ad to feature a gay family, according to GLAAD, a lesbian gay, bisexual and transgender media advocacy organization.

What do you think?



https://www.youtube.com/watch?list=P...&v=443Vy3I0gJs
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I didn't even notice the ad
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I had no problem with it but some elements in the Twitterverse had a baby over it.
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I didn't even notice the ad
You'd have loved it.
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You'd have loved it.
I watched the whole super bowl, I must have seen it
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it didn't strike me positively or negatively at all. I was much more shocked by the Maserati ad.
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I watched the whole super bowl, I must have seen it
So you refuse to take a look?
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I remember the ad but I honestly didn't hone in on the GLAAD friendly stuff. As with most of the superbowl commercials I was too busy trying to figure out what the ad was actually trying to sell, lol.
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So you refuse to take a look?
I just looked, don't care....but it is funny in relation to the thread I posted about destroying america
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Where is the DGAF answer? The poll is flawed.
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I remember the ad but I honestly didn't hone in on the GLAAD friendly stuff. As with most of the superbowl commercials I was too busy trying to figure out what the ad was actually trying to sell, lol.
I thought it was just a patriotic ad, even after I heard all the other languages. Admittedly, I didn't catch the gay couple either. It's only later, after some online outrage, that I realized Coca-Cola was telling us *gasp* that America was both a melting pot and a patchwork quilt at the same time.
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I just looked, don't care....but it is funny in relation to the thread I posted about destroying america
So you don't care, but it's related to a thread about destroying America. If you don't care, how can it be related to destroying America?
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What's the significance of this thread??? And I ask that ? With sincerity

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So you don't care, but it's related to a thread about destroying America. If you don't care, how can it be related to destroying America?
AOG doesn't care about destrying America
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Some people were upset about the Coca-Cola ad. The purpose of the thread is to gauge opinions of e46f Poli-Talk posters. What did you think of it?
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It's interesting that no one seems to have an opinion about this. Not even AoG.

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He must be a chicken **** leftist.
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I have an opinion, but your poll is lacking.

Where is the "don't care" option?

Also, you notice other than Mandarin all the languages in this ad were languages of nations that are either poor or bankrupt. I was waiting for someone to whip out German or Norwegian. Never happened.
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Here's how I feel... in a world where everyone wants to be seen as "equal" why do we go out of our way to promote difference!!! It goes against everything every group stands for. If your going to stand on your soap box like coke did expect the result you get. Secondly as harsh or ignorant as ppl sound its their opinion. That's a right we all have and nobody should be ashamed to voice it regardless if it goes against mainstream or not. Remember general acceptance doesn't equate correctness, ethically or morally. All that said I think it's a bullshit commercial and a shitty publicity stunt by coca-cola to appease everybody. now I'll step down from my soap box lol

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I have an opinion, but your poll is lacking.

Where is the "don't care" option?
I guess not voting is the "don't care" option, but the fact that you're here, posting in the political sub-forum, would indicate that you do. As well as your observation about the economic status you perceive certain languages to represent.

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Also, you notice other than Mandarin all the languages in this ad were languages of nations that are either poor or bankrupt. I was waiting for someone to whip out German or Norwegian. Never happened.
Are we only accepting the wealthy and well-rested immigrants now?

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Here's how I feel... in a world where everyone wants to be seen as "equal" why do we go out of our way to promote difference!!!
I thought it promoted unity, not difference.

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It goes against everything every group stands for. If your going to stand on your soap box like coke did expect the result you get. Secondly as harsh or ignorant as ppl sound its their opinion. That's a right we all have and nobody should be ashamed to voice it regardless if it goes against mainstream or not. Remember general acceptance doesn't equate correctness, ethically or morally. And now I'll step down from my soap box lol
Many people took advantage of that right and proceeded to call out Coca-Cola for disrespecting the "national anthem". Their words.
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