December 31, 2012
Did I Misread?
Saw this ad during the Broncos game yesterday. (Did I mention we are first seed in the AFC?):
Remembering the kerfuffle over Clint Eastwood's Super Bowl ad, I thought that they boys at
Is this a salute to the troops? I hear the patriotic music. But I see a celebration of the end of hostilities, which can be credited to the Administration, not a celebration of valor or -- dare one use the words? -- victory or achievement. And the 15Ø with the arrow (0:07) looks like the Obama logo.
Tell me I am crazy. All the YouTube commenters -- normally a far crazier lot than me -- are approbational: "Thanks for supporting the troops, &c." Maybe I have to put the tinfoil hat back on, but this does not hit the right notes for me.
Gotta go, I hear the black helicopters...