Skip to comments.Thoughts on the Coke commercial?
Posted on 02/02/2014 5:00:41 PM PST by goodwithagun
Multilingual "America the Beautiful"?
They wanna sell soda to everyone
Mt thought was.....WTF?
I saw lots of hot chicks
This year’s version of “I’d Like to Teach the World to Sing”
All hail the one world order.
...with the Super Bowl I expect it, the Multilingual.
Offensive. What are we the United Nations of America?
I couldn’t understand half the words.
Waste of 30 seconds. They should have showed the commercial with veterans.
“What are we the United Nations of America?”
Maybe you haven’t been to L.A.’s red line in the afternoon..
Anyone trying to make Coke ineligible under SNAP will be called a racist now.
Coke protected billions in US sales with that ad. Pony up taxpayers!
I just sent them an email saying I will not buy coca cola again. I don’t drink soda but I bought it for my grown daughter. She will now drink Pepsi.
I will be emailing them. This is America...we speak English. I won’t assimilate to them. They need to assimilate.
This is the United States of America, the Super Bowl an American game .......WTF was that junk?
I’d like to teach the world to sing
And tell it jokes and stuff
And pull its pants down to its knees
And chase it through the rough
IMO, a lousy idea. So, it should be really popular with the PC, liberal elitists.
: to learn (something) so that it is fully understood and can be used
: to cause (a person or group) to become part of a different society, country, etc.
: to adopt the ways of another culture : to fully become part of a different society, country, etc.
Not just the afternoon.
Tone deaf. Either they didn’t test market it, or they don’t care that it’s offensive to many.
There’s a stark difference between multiculteralism and the concept of a “melting pot” society where people come to America and become Americans instead of Hyphens.
For Coke to take sides in a political debate, intentional or not, was stupid.
New Coke Stupid.
Needed to grab some Cokes at the grocery store tomorrow. I’ll be picking up RC Cola instead.
Haven’t been watching the SuperBowl, but had just turned the tv-set on, and decided to check on the score, out of curiosity. Ugh. The whole manic hyping of the Bowl and the commercials has become so obnoxiously over-the-top that it’s become a massive turn-off for me. I’m sure, as usual, the news-channels will be blathering endlessly about all the commercials, all day tomorrow. I don’t even think I’ll turn the news on for the entire day.
Exactly what was said at my dinner table - our 15yo couldn't quite grasp what her father and my problem with it was.
I was not offended.
Better than most of the stuff in first half.
Ever try the Blue Line from Long Beach? I dare anyone here to ride it past 10 PM especially when it stops by Compton and Rosa parks. It’s like Boyz N The Hood’ in 3D.
Majority of commercials suck, so does the Game!
At first, I didn’t like it, because I thought it was only going to be English and Spanish, but when they brought in all the languages, I sorta liked it. I gave it a thumbs up.
Sad how aliens can come here and cling to their homeland, but being an American patriot is frowned upon as “supremacist”.
What language is the half time in?
At least they did not edit out the part with God in it.
No she won't.
“What language is the half time in?”
They want money. That’s all.
Turned it the feck off. Screw them.
When I have to visit Los Angeles, I try to base myself in Valencia or Thousand Oaks. Anywhere else and my insurance premiums will go up.
1. I didn’t think it was a big deal. There have always been people here whose first language is not English. Whatever. At least they chose a patriotic song, not a repeat of some globalist “teach the world to sing” drivel.
2. People complaining about the ad should keep in mind that anything you say may be used as part of a leftist “see!i told you conservatives are racist” narrative. Just be careful what you write.
At first I thought, “Oh, no, another politically correct liberal feel-good promotion.” Maybe they intended it that way, who knows.
But they did some interesting things.
They sang the verse “God shed his grace on thee” in English quite prominently as they switched languages.
They also sang in HEBREW.
Other things were OK too.
Not everything that seems politically correct is fully bad. We do not live in isolation and this might be OK for public consumption by the entire world and by low information voters who are generally irrational and can only be won over by gradually educating them.
Remember that this is an advertisement not only to these USA, but to the world.
And we believe America is Beautiful (which was their tag line) and that God Shed His Grace On Thee!” and we are happy to have Israel sing with us. It’s kind of a good message about these USA.
English but the dude singing looks like a fruit.
Yes, the reactions to it will be used exactly for the motives you mention. This is how they bait.
Wasn’t Pepsi the one using aborted fetal cells to test their product, or something like that?
Not a fan.
English but the dude singing looks like a fruit.
They give a military tribute but the act like former military can hear and turn around and try to blow out the hearing of the kids.
Haven’t drank the stuff in years.
Probably will never now.
Murdered one of the most beautiful songs ever.
Still remembering singing it in grammar school in the early 50’s for morning assembly.
Glad I'm watching the Walking Dead marathon.
When she was singing in English, her voice was as pure as anyone I’ve heard.
It was offensive. Foreigners should go sing their own songs.
Welcome to America.
Now SPEAK ENGLISH!