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Coca-Cola Super Bowl Ad Blog (Needs some serious freeping)
Coca-Cola Website ^ | February 6, 2014 | Vanity

Posted on 02/06/2014 8:17:52 AM PST by tom h

America Is Beautiful, and Coca-Cola is for Everyone

(Excerpt) Read more at coca-colacompany.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: cocacola; diversity; multiculturalism
Coca-Cola Corporation has a website and blog promoting their "inspiring" advertisement during the Super Bowl.

It needs some serious freeping to ensure the liberals (who didn't watch the durned game anyway) do not have the only voice.

You'll need to logon via facebook, gmail or another social networking site.

1 posted on 02/06/2014 8:17:52 AM PST by tom h
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To: tom h

Sorry—I refuse to do social networks….


2 posted on 02/06/2014 8:20:17 AM PST by basil (2ASisters.org)
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To: tom h

I submitted a comment a couple days ago and the comments were running 2:1 against Coke. Now they are 99:1 in favor so no doubt the libs were told to freep the blog themselves.

Have at it, Freepers!


3 posted on 02/06/2014 8:20:49 AM PST by tom h
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To: tom h

Cheerios was pretty much the same message,


4 posted on 02/06/2014 8:22:15 AM PST by Lisbon1940
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To: Lisbon1940
Cheerios was pretty much the same message

I didn't think so. I thought the Cheerios message was little more than "cute family, eats Cheerios." Nothing wrong with that.

5 posted on 02/06/2014 8:24:37 AM PST by Conscience of a Conservative
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To: tom h

The message seems to be “America is a great place because the soil in North America is magical. If America were founded and solely occupied by Burqa and Turbin wearing Muslims, there would still be every bit of prosperity and Freedom as there is now.”


6 posted on 02/06/2014 8:31:36 AM PST by MNDude
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To: basil

Sorry—I refuse to do social networks….

SAME HERE

So polling is useless, but we know that.


7 posted on 02/06/2014 8:31:39 AM PST by George from New England (escaped CT in 2006, now living north of Tampa)
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To: tom h

Sounds OK to me America is beautiful in any language. They were not singing about China or any other country or burning our flag.


8 posted on 02/06/2014 8:32:16 AM PST by ex-snook (God is Love)
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To: Conscience of a Conservative

More like diverse family eats Cheerios.


9 posted on 02/06/2014 8:33:33 AM PST by Lisbon1940
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To: Conscience of a Conservative

If you boycott every material item suggested as boycottable on FR, you’ll definitely wind up living like a rural Afghani.


10 posted on 02/06/2014 8:35:02 AM PST by nascarnation (I'm hiring Jack Palladino to investigate Baraq's golf scores.)
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To: Lisbon1940

Nothing wrong with that.


11 posted on 02/06/2014 8:37:58 AM PST by Conscience of a Conservative
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To: tom h

I thought we mostly said in a thread yesterday that we didn’t care about this and that the Libs were using only a few comments to label us as bigots. It was a reasonably long thread. Did I miss something?

Who friggin cares?


12 posted on 02/06/2014 8:38:27 AM PST by RIghtwardHo
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To: nascarnation

Heck, if you followed the logic of some of the hair-trigger boycotters around here, you’d eventually have to boycott FR itself.


13 posted on 02/06/2014 8:40:18 AM PST by Conscience of a Conservative
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To: RIghtwardHo

I watched the ad after hearing about the supposed controversy, and I can’t find anything wrong with it.


14 posted on 02/06/2014 8:40:39 AM PST by Sloth (Rather than a lesser Evil, I voted for Goode.)
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To: Conscience of a Conservative

LOL well said.

At one point years ago I compiled a list of every retail store that was nominated for boycott. After a couple of months the only option remaining was the St. Vincent dePaul thrift store. Then someone posted an anti-Catholic screed.


15 posted on 02/06/2014 8:43:16 AM PST by nascarnation (I'm hiring Jack Palladino to investigate Baraq's golf scores.)
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To: ex-snook

did you notice the queers holding hands?


16 posted on 02/06/2014 8:44:21 AM PST by MNDude
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To: tom h

Next thing we know someone will be singing Stille Nacht in English.


17 posted on 02/06/2014 8:47:27 AM PST by Starstruck (If my reply offends, you probably don't understand sarcasm or criticism...or do.)
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To: tom h
You'll need to logon via facebook, gmail or another social networking site.

Nope. I don't do those. Let the libs delude themselves thinking that their opinions are shared by all.

18 posted on 02/06/2014 8:47:29 AM PST by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed & water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: basil

Ditto! But, I CAN stop buying Coke


19 posted on 02/06/2014 8:52:00 AM PST by SMARTY ("When you blame others, you give up your power to change." Robert Anthony)
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To: Conscience of a Conservative

I agree. Same with the Coke ad.


20 posted on 02/06/2014 8:52:29 AM PST by Lisbon1940
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To: Lisbon1940

Agreed.


21 posted on 02/06/2014 8:53:42 AM PST by Conscience of a Conservative
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To: nascarnation

Heh. Well, I’d have it even worse - I live in NYC. So, even if there were any retailers near me who weren’t specifically nominated for boycott, I’d still have to boycott them because they’re in New York. (does that mean I have to boycott myself? hmmmm....)


22 posted on 02/06/2014 8:58:03 AM PST by Conscience of a Conservative
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To: MNDude
"did you notice the queers holding hands?"

No didn't but that can't be blamed on Coca Cola with so many of our representatives voting for gay marriage and Courts saying 'it's constitutional'.

23 posted on 02/06/2014 9:03:55 AM PST by ex-snook (God is Love)
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To: ex-snook

No more “Coke” products at this house until they apologize to the American people. If they want to move to China or where the heck ever, have at it. I like Canada Dry anyway.


24 posted on 02/06/2014 9:18:26 AM PST by DaveA37
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To: Conscience of a Conservative

I agree with you. The hype before the cherios commercial was aired created the controversy, not the commercial itself. It was just a short period of benign entertainment in a boring superbowl.


25 posted on 02/06/2014 9:22:33 AM PST by pfflier
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To: tom h

America Is Beautiful, and Coca-Cola is for Everyone

Nope.

Not me.


26 posted on 02/06/2014 9:24:57 AM PST by TalBlack
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To: Lisbon1940

More like diverse family is the new normal.


27 posted on 02/06/2014 9:57:32 AM PST by aquila48
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To: George from New England

Hi George, I set up a Face Twitter Blog page, I was concerned that the NSA didn’t have enough to do, I thought that would help to keep them busy!


28 posted on 02/09/2014 11:24:19 PM PST by davemac.439
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To: Lisbon1940

Disagree. The Coke ad was offensive. They picked the wrong song. You wanna buy the world a Coke in a whole bunch of different languages? Sing that song.

You want to open our borders up to anyone that wants to come in? I’ll drink something else.

Why must my soft drinks be politicized or make a statement?


29 posted on 02/09/2014 11:29:20 PM PST by RinaseaofDs
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To: Lisbon1940
"Cheerios was pretty much the same message."

No, I disagree. Cheerios was a politically-correct message, yes, but the Coca-Cola ad trammeled where they shouldn't have -- on sacrosanct elements of American tradition.

I might groan at the Cheerios ad but I wouldn't protest it. Yes, we all know that the selection of actors and actresses was not accidental but deliberate; meaning, Cheerios was trying to "teach tolerance" in addition to selling their products. Also, you'll note that the man was black and the woman was white, which was rarely the case for interracial marriage even 20 years ago.

The Coke ad was in a different league. About the only thing that might have been worse would have been to sung the Star-Spangled Banner in Spanish, with some changes to the lyrics, and with the Obama flag waving the in background. Had they, the response would have been nuclear.

30 posted on 02/16/2014 12:49:58 PM PST by tom h
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