Yes, THAT Cindy Sheehan. And YES, she is STILL moonbatshit crazy.
Watch for it at the :40 mark.
Hippie dippy treacle.
Yes, THAT Cindy Sheehan. And YES, she is STILL moonbatshit crazy.
Watch for it at the :40 mark.
Hippie dippy treacle.
The oh so politically incorrect…international controversy of the day.
The diverse cast of characters in their respective ads:
What is the message behind the ads? One theory is “perhaps the message is that no matter how dirty someone might think something is, this detergent will make it clean.”
The creative crew behind the ads:
Advertising Agency: Noahâ€™s Ark, Lagos, Nigeria
Creative Director: Abolaji Alausa
Art Director: Tolulope Bamgbose
Copywriter: Tobi Williams
Illustrator: Tolulope Bamgbose
Executive Creative Director: Lanre Adisa
Associate Creative Director: Yemi Arawore
Head of Design: Ariyo Bamidele
(Reuters) – Arab-American groups have sharply criticized a Coca-Cola Super Bowl ad depicting an Arab walking through the desert with a camel, and one group said it would ask the beverage giant to change it before CBS airs the game on Sunday before an expected audience of more than 100 million U.S. viewers.
“Why is it that Arabs are always shown as either oil-rich sheiks, terrorists, or belly dancers?” said Warren David, president of the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee, or ADC.
Coca-Cola released an online teaser of the commercial last week, showing the Arab walking through a desert. He soon sees cowboys, Las Vegas showgirls and a motley crew fashioned after the marauders of the apocalyptic “Mad Max” film race by him to reach a gigantic bottle of Coke.
In its ad, Coke asks viewers to vote online on which characters should win the race. The online site does not allow a vote for the Arab character.
“The Coke commercial for the Super Ball is racist, portraying Arabs as backward and foolish Camel Jockeys, and they have no chance to win in the world,” Imam Ali Siddiqui, president of the Muslim Institute for Interfaith Studies, said in an email.
Well, if the sandal fits…
“What message is Coke sending with this?” asked Abed Ayoub, ADC’s director of legal and policy affairs. “By not including the Arab in the race, it is clear that the Arab is held to a different standard when compared to the other characters in the commercial,” he said.
It is racist to portray an Arab as a bystander dontcha know…
The ADC garnered attention back in 1992 when it complained that lyrics in the Walt Disney animated film “Aladdin” were racist.
I’m shocked! I’m shocked I tell ya!
Ayoub said the commercial could harm Coke’s business with the Arab community.
“Coke should understand and respect their consumers and have a better understanding of the market they are sharing,” he Ayoub.
The company has a large market share in the Middle East and North Africa, he noted, and many convenience stores and other retail outlets in the United States that offer Coke are owned by Arab-Americans.
So if a Coke Super Bowl ad was set in a convenience store with an Arab at the counter it would not be racist? Not bloody likely.
Stereotypes exist because they reflect reality.
Daled Amos reminds:
…the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee–those are the fine people who have pushed for the Palestinian “Right of Return”, boycotting of Loweâ€™s because it removed its ad from the TV series All-American Muslim, and divesting from Israel.
Ah yes, The Learning Channel’s canceled ‘All American Muslim’ which featuredÂ terror group Hezabollah fan boy; radical Shia Imam Husham Al- Husainy, who also openly supports jihad, genocide against Jews and the destruction of the United States and Israel.
But hey, let’s all wring our hands over what the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee see as an Arab stereotyped/portrayed (whatevs) as a backwards, foolish camel jockey.
Because some things are more important than others. And that is far more important than an actual enemy within, the very enemy whom the ADC turned a blind eye to.
Now for Julie Borowski’s razor sharp parody:
“Your first time shouldn’t be with just anybody. You want to do your first political ad with a real misogynist. It should be with a guy who sees women as purely sexual objects”
“I compared women’s participation in the political process with sexual intercourse”
“I set women back a couple decades”
Ladies, on November 6, 2012, vote with your smarts, not your lady parts.
I know I will.
Rank and file NAACP members in opposition of the ultra progressive NAACP hierarchy? Now that’s progress!
BTW: Although Obama has not made an appearance at the NAACP convention since 2009, he was a no-show again this year. Leading some to believe he is taking them for granted.
O’s campaign manager (and former Obama White House Chief-of-Staff) Jim Messina takes the left-wing motto; “By any means necessary” — literally.
Jimbo plays to win. Even when winning depends on according to Salon’sÂ David Sirota, “crafting one of the most homophobic [campaign]ads in American history“.
(Business Week) –Messina will go a long way to win, as the two leading stories from his Montana career suggest. Both involve the 2002 Senate race he ran for Baucus, a Democrat seeking reelection in a terrible year for Democrats. To protect Baucus, Messina had him refuse to participate in any debate that didnâ€™t also include a fringe third-party candidate whoâ€™d inadvertently dyed his skin blue with homemade antibioticsâ€”a guaranteed distraction.
The other story involved his Republican challenger, a state senator named Mike Taylor, who was the target of an ad so devastating it got national attention. The ad charged Taylor with having embezzled student loans from a cosmetology school heâ€™d owned in the 1980s. But its force lay in the music and imagery. Set to a porn soundtrack, it featured snippets of an old television ad for Taylorâ€™s hair salon that showed the candidate clad in a medallioned, open-shirted disco outfit, massaging lotion into another manâ€™s face, and then appearing to reach toward the manâ€™s crotch, as a narrator intoned, â€œNot the way we do business in Montana.â€
â€œJim is tough,â€ Baucus says. â€œIâ€™ll never forget when he showed me that ad. We were in Bozeman in a motel. The curtains were drawn. He said, â€˜Max, what do you think?â€™ They were afraid I wasnâ€™t going to like it. I loved it!â€
Humiliated, Taylor quit the race, and Baucus sailed to victory. â€œI found out quickly from Messina that there was no honor in politics,â€ Taylor says in an e-mail.
The Obama campaign’s post-exposure response via BuzzFeed:
When asked for comment, the Obama campaign produced an email from a top supporter in the gay rights movement, defending Messina and comparing his record to that of the president’s.
“With the exception of the President himself, the LGBT community has had no greater champion or advocate within the administration than Jim Messina,”
Joe Solmonese, HRC [‘Human Rights Campaign’s’ former –Ed.] president and Obama campaign’s national co-chair emailed BuzzFeed. “In the fight to repeal Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, I had the honor of working by Jim’s side throughout the entire process. No one that I know was more proud of that accomplishment or more visibly moved on the day of its passage than Jim. I’m proud to call him a friend.”
American Future Fund released a new online ad today [June 13, 2012 –Ed.] titled â€œFast and Furiousâ€ addressing the Obama Administrationâ€™s cover-up of the infamous operation which put thousands of weapons in the hands of dangerous drug cartels.
AFF Founder Nick Ryan stated, â€œThe lies, cover-up and reckless abuse of power in this failed operation are astounding. It was authorized and sanctioned by the Obama Administration. They need to own it and be accountable for the tragedies as a result.â€
ANNOUNCER: December 2010.Â U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry is gunned down along the Arizona-Mexico border.
Left at the murder scene, two assault rifles linked to Operation “Fast and Furious.”
Under Fast and Furious, President Obama’s Justice Department puts thousands of weapons in the hands of dangerous drug cartels.
More than 1700 guns are lostâ€¦.
â€¦many linked to violent crimes and killings in the US and Mexico
Including Agent Terry’s murder.
Obama denies any knowledge or accountability.
OBAMA: “Absolutely not â€“this is a pretty big government.”
ANNOUNCER: And under oath, Attorney General Eric Holder says:
HOLDER: “I probably heard about Fast & Furious for the first time over the last few weeks.”
ANNOUNCER: But official memos addressed to Holder prove that’s not true.
Holder knew about Fast & Furious nearly a year before.
*And whistleblowersâ€¦ were punished.
[See: Inside President Obama’s War On The Fast & Furious Whistleblowers – Forbes 12/7/11 –Ed.]
OBAMA: “I have complete confidence in Attorney General Holder.”
ANNOUNCER: But after cover-ups and denials â€” can Americans have confidenceâ€¦ in the president?
Tell Obama: We deserve answers â€” and accountability.
H/T The Right Scoop who says: Make It VIRAL
I am pleased to say that at the time of this posting, the video has already hit 50,144 views — in one day.
You know the drill; like, fav and share! Link: http://youtu.be/O3Wk2n8P6dQ
View count now at: 69,771 (19,627 extra in eleven hours)
Race baiting unleashed!:
Republican candidate airs racially charged ‘Debbie Spenditnow’ ad- Raw Story
First Read – Hoekstra under fire for racially tinged ad in MI Senate race – MSNBC
Hoekstra defends racially-charged Super Bowl ad – CBS
Pete Hoekstra Runs Disgusting Racist Ad During Super Bowl – Alternet
Behold the Most Racist Political Ad of the Year (So Far) – Mother Jones
Superbowl Special! My Nominee for Most Revolting Ad – The Atlantic
OVER the TOP:
“The imagery in the ad is no different than the folks who had to put black-faced paint on and tap dance.
The Asian woman speaking in this video would be no different than him having a black person speaking in slave dialect.”
-Rev. Charles Williams (King Solomon Baptist Church, Detroit)
Et tu Hot Air?
“The team is describing it as satire, but there’s absolutely no way this doesn’t just fan the flames and come off as racist.” –Hot Air
Obama’s Vice President Joe Biden was unavailable for comment.
Notice how they all zeroed in on what they perceive as racism, and not the political message itself.
“Thank you, Michigan Senator Debbie Spenditnow.Ã‚Â Debbie spends so much American money. You borrow more and more from us. Your economy get very weak. Ours get very good. We take your jobs. Thank you, Debbie Spenditnow.”
PortrayingÃ‚Â a Chinese woman living in China, as a how a Chinese woman living in China is likely to be, is somehow racist. Clue; many Chinese in China if they were to try and speak English, would speak broken English, and ride bicycles. Shocking I know! And surprise, surprise, rice paddiesÃ‚Â can be found all over China. Crazy huh?
I suppose the actress speaking flawless English, while cruising along on a snappy Vespa past lush vineyards would of been more appropriate. Unrealistic, butÃ‚Â race card playing progs would probably approve. [Insert heavy sarcasm]
Hoekstra responds to the charges of xenophobia:
Hoekstra said the ad, which was filmed in California and featured an actress whose parents are 100% Chinese, was only insensitive to Debbie Stabenow, whom he called “Debbie Spend-it-now.”
“The Chinese benefit from the recklessness of U.S. spending. It doesn’t criticize the Chinese at all,” he said.
Since the actress is 100% Chinese and does not mind, why should I? Why should anyone?
The hypersensitive, identity politics crowd has become tiresome and have overstayed their welcome.
OK..umm..even is she were sporting a straw hat…and affecting a Chinese accent, how is that racist?
My China-born, naturalized American SiL wears a straw hat while gardening because it’s very effective in keeping the sun off and is comparatively cooler than a cotton floppy hat.
She still has a strong Chinese accent. And she sometimes likes to ride her bicycle.
Should I tell her to knock all that stereotypical crap off?
beedubya on February 5, 2012 at 8:03 PM
What I find highly offensive is, that if the actress’ parents would have been livingÃ‚Â in China when expecting their daughter, odds are that the lovely actress would have been forcibly aborted.