Skip to comments.Are we really mad at the Coca Cola multiple language ad?
Posted on 02/05/2014 8:59:36 PM PST by chevydude26
I keep seeing on my facebook feed that apparently us conservatives are protesting coca cola or something? Is that some sort of reflection from liberals that they just assume we all had a conniption over it? I haven't seen anybody even discuss or show anger on it on freerepublic or conservative blogs. I highly doubt Rush Limbaugh has even mentioned it.
I honestly think they are making up the controversy because where is our outrage? I think this is how they view us to be racists and narrow minded and just assumed we would be angry about some ad
I don’t see why there is all this anger over the ad. Getting ticked off over a stupid commercial makes our side look like idiots. I thought the ad was kind of cool.
I think a lot of the talk of “outrage” is overblown. I just shrug my shoulders at the advert. Frankly, there are definitely much bigger fish to fry.
Me neither. No big deal.
Haven’t seen it, don’t watch much tv though...
Who is ‘we’ ?
It does not bother me a bit.
I really think it was done on purpose and create fake outrage that doesn’t exist so liberals can get on their high horse and say....oh look at those mean racist conservatives when in reality i highly doubt no more than 5% of us even thought twice about the ad
there is even a fake viral thing going on facebook that michelle bachman said that English was good enough for Jesus when he wrote the bible
Yes, the commercial was disturbing - and the fact you are asking the question means you just don’t “get it”.
It didn’t bother me a bit; just a soundbite of twenty-first century America. My wife and I are more concerned about being stuck inside for another day, due to the ice storm we got on Tuesday night, and whether or not I can get a job in 2014.
No. We’re being played. And not just this cheezy stuff. It’s projection from the left trying to type-cast conservatives and TEA Party movement people as intolerant, ignorant bigots.
Have you seen the Coke Ad?
First they are singing America the Beautiful in languages besides our English.
Worse yet, the ad features a gay couple holding hands and they even have a child.
This was broadcast to 120 million viewers without any warning about its content.
I quite agree that it is phony outrage that the lefties have played upon and tried to build into some example of “large scale right-wing bigotry.”
The thing that bothered me about it was that it reminded me of this horror from my youth:
A local yahoo in Richmond keeps whining about the new ad. And Savage. They’re just phonies trying to stir up little old ladies.
Projection is the word i was looking for! I put reflection in my original post
but your absolutely right we are being played so liberals can play the morality game and point fingers at us
A number of other talk radio people have expressed disapproval.
I follow a lot of other conservatives on Twitter, and it seemed that a few were upset and planning to boycott Coke, but many more thought the controversy was stupid, overblown social media drama.
I think a lot part of it might have been a matter of timing—people are really touchy about anything that even hints at immigration issues right now, and with good reason.
Since I don’t have TV and did not see the ad I don’t have an opinion, though I tend to think that this commercial isn’t one thats important to take a stand on. So I guess I have an opinion after all. Watch people launch on me.
Out of curiosity - and for some low-rent amusement - I went to the article on Breitbart.com. I don’t have a problem with the ad but understand the argument that “diversity is our strength” is an oxymoron and that it would have been infinitely better IMO if the ad had shown all those non-white faces singing America The Beautiful in English.
One of the more common tropes of the left is that, if you comment on a topic (any topic), no matter how innocent or casual you post, it is fair for them to say you are obsessing or outraged. And so I went, and so I offered up a post or two. The ASSumptions that some of them posted in response were knee-slappers.
The goofiest thing was the pseudo-revelation that the author of the song was a lesbian. How do we know this? because they told us. How do they know this? Because “someone” told them. Over and over I asked them to offer up some sort (any sort) of evidence that she was homosexual. Mostly what I got in return was accusations of “homophobia”.
So the homos said we were haters because the author was queer. The one-worlders said we were haters because we didn’t want immigrants. The indians said we were haters because they got here first. And all of them said we were haters because George Bush.
They create a strawman and then they knock it down.
Bingo. Almost posted before I saw your post. I do not like being drawn into a debate without my permission.
Oh, dear. If conservatives don’t say what they wish they would say, they make it up sometimes.
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