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whatchamacallit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-06-11 09:41 PM
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89. You know
I didn't do any such thing. But don't let that interfere with your deceit.
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  -Chrysler: "Because when it comes to luxury, it's as much about where it's from as who it's for" whatchamacallit  Feb-06-11 08:10 PM   #0 
  - Melikes  NuclearDem   Feb-06-11 08:11 PM   #1 
  - Corporate America has lost it's fucking mind (nt)  whatchamacallit   Feb-06-11 08:13 PM   #3 
     - I'm missing the evil undertones I think  NuclearDem   Feb-06-11 08:13 PM   #4 
     - Pride in where it's made. Love that!  The Wielding Truth   Feb-06-11 08:24 PM   #17 
  - Best commercial yet  OhioChick   Feb-06-11 08:13 PM   #2 
  - Best meaning worst?  whatchamacallit   Feb-06-11 08:14 PM   #6 
     - what about it makes it the worst?  fishwax   Feb-06-11 08:16 PM   #10 
     - Why would you say "worst?"  OhioChick   Feb-06-11 08:19 PM   #13 
  - Everyone has a price, including Eminem. nt  wtmusic   Feb-06-11 08:14 PM   #5 
  - His "price" was doing something for his home town of Detroit.  LibraLiz1973   Feb-06-11 08:46 PM   #36 
  - He's from Detroit.  Codeine   Feb-06-11 09:58 PM   #101 
     - I realize that.  wtmusic   Feb-06-11 11:23 PM   #148 
  - Wow. Makes me wanna go outside and give my old T&C minivan  Dappleganger   Feb-06-11 08:14 PM   #7 
  - I went out and gave my American-built Ram a big hug  NuclearDem   Feb-06-11 08:16 PM   #9 
     - Love those beasts...  Dappleganger   Feb-06-11 08:17 PM   #12 
        - She's at ten years herself  NuclearDem   Feb-06-11 08:26 PM   #18 
  - That's a great commercial! n/t  tammywammy   Feb-06-11 08:14 PM   #8 
  - I liked that ad. Good that they featured the UAW built Chrysler 200.  FLAprogressive   Feb-06-11 08:17 PM   #11 
  - Like it.  Gidney N Cloyd   Feb-06-11 08:20 PM   #14 
  - What's wrong with it? It's the best commercial they've  kas125   Feb-06-11 08:22 PM   #15 
  - We've been a Chrysler family for a long time...  ChoralScholar   Feb-06-11 08:23 PM   #16 
  - It's hard to express how much I loved that commercial.  Barack_America   Feb-06-11 08:27 PM   #19 
  - As I said in the other thread, a very good commercial.  msanthrope   Feb-06-11 08:29 PM   #21 
  - Maybe sweat shops and coal mines should take that feel-good approach to advertising (nt)  whatchamacallit   Feb-06-11 08:43 PM   #32 
  - Comparing Chrysler to a sweatshop? Seriously?  NuclearDem   Feb-06-11 08:45 PM   #34 
  - Yeah, except the 200 is union-made.  Barack_America   Feb-06-11 08:47 PM   #37 
  - You're wearing the tinfoil hat, right?  LibraLiz1973   Feb-06-11 08:47 PM   #40 
  - You know what ? I think I speak for all Michiganders when I offer  sufrommich   Feb-06-11 09:25 PM   #74 
  - WTF?  whatchamacallit   Feb-06-11 09:34 PM   #79 
  - Go mock "working stiffs" somewhere else. nt  sufrommich   Feb-06-11 09:36 PM   #82 
  - You know  whatchamacallit   Feb-06-11 09:41 PM   #89 
  - Well, they're headquartered about 10 min. from where I grew up...  Barack_America   Feb-06-11 09:38 PM   #84 
  - I'm truly happy  whatchamacallit   Feb-06-11 09:54 PM   #99 
     - No, but they should be above reproach when they do something truly good  NuclearDem   Feb-06-11 09:55 PM   #100 
  - How about comparing Chrysler to a sweatshop?  PVnRT   Feb-06-11 09:52 PM   #97 
  - I didn't  whatchamacallit   Feb-06-11 09:58 PM   #102 
  - Six of one, half a dozen of the other....  LanternWaste   Feb-07-11 01:06 PM   #166 
  - Amen.  Union Scribe   Feb-06-11 09:35 PM   #80 
  - Hey- I bet you would know this: Do they still make socks in sweatshops?  Warren DeMontague   Feb-07-11 12:45 PM   #163 
  - I got choked up to0.  LibraLiz1973   Feb-06-11 08:47 PM   #38 
  - Yeah I thought that was a really well done commercial.  Initech   Feb-06-11 09:49 PM   #94 
  - Me too  1gobluedem   Feb-08-11 10:06 PM   #170 
  - That car is still way too beige for my taste.  flvegan   Feb-06-11 08:28 PM   #20 
  - It figures a post where everyone misses my point goes to the greatest page  whatchamacallit   Feb-06-11 08:29 PM   #22 
  - It's because you missed the point. ;)  Drunken Irishman   Feb-06-11 08:32 PM   #23 
  - +1  FLAprogressive   Feb-06-11 08:39 PM   #28 
  - I'm not seeing it, I thought it was a nice shout out to his and the companies hometown  browntyphoon   Feb-06-11 08:41 PM   #30 
  - +1  LibraLiz1973   Feb-06-11 08:48 PM   #41 
  - If everyone misses your point, maybe it was you that missed the original point  tammywammy   Feb-06-11 08:35 PM   #25 
  - EXACTLY!!!  LibraLiz1973   Feb-06-11 08:49 PM   #43 
  - It's not because they missed your point  Raine   Feb-06-11 08:41 PM   #29 
  - +1  LibraLiz1973   Feb-06-11 08:48 PM   #42 
  - Don't worry, I just unrecced it.  Union Scribe   Feb-06-11 09:36 PM   #81 
  - Nobody missed your point, we just don't agree with it.  kas125   Feb-06-11 09:36 PM   #83 
  - I too often blame my own inability to communicate effectively..  LanternWaste   Feb-07-11 01:08 PM   #167 
  - Best ad of the night I thought  theglammistress   Feb-06-11 08:34 PM   #24 
  - I agree with your .02.  WorseBeforeBetter   Feb-06-11 08:51 PM   #46 
  - Um, Detroit line workers regularly drive the cars they manufacture...  Barack_America   Feb-06-11 08:35 PM   #26 
  - I thought we wanted things to be made in the USA, and for people to have jobs.  Warren DeMontague   Feb-06-11 08:36 PM   #27 
  - Kick & Rec. Great commercial...  SidDithers   Feb-06-11 08:42 PM   #31 
  - I think the commercial is BRILLIANT  LibraLiz1973   Feb-06-11 08:45 PM   #33 
  - I like it ... except that they knocked  Tx4obama   Feb-06-11 08:46 PM   #35 
  - Really? I didn't get that impression.  Barack_America   Feb-06-11 08:49 PM   #44 
  - I'll watch it again later. n/t  Tx4obama   Feb-06-11 08:51 PM   #47 
  - That's exactly what I thought as well  tammywammy   Feb-06-11 08:52 PM   #49 
  - I think it was meant more to compare cities  NuclearDem   Feb-06-11 08:53 PM   #50 
  - Good commercial but you have to remember who owns Chrysler.  El Supremo   Feb-06-11 08:47 PM   #39 
  - Fiat only owns 25% right now  tammywammy   Feb-06-11 08:51 PM   #45 
  - Fiat holds a 25% stake in the company  NuclearDem   Feb-06-11 08:51 PM   #48 
  - The UAW owns most of Chrysler.  FLAprogressive   Feb-06-11 09:02 PM   #60 
  - if they are hiring AMericans to make the cars, it's a good thing  JI7   Feb-06-11 09:39 PM   #87 
  - Walmart is American , so who owns the company isn't always that important  JI7   Feb-06-11 09:44 PM   #92 
  - The Mercedes P. Diddy (Diddy, whatever) ad was obnoxious.  WorseBeforeBetter   Feb-06-11 08:55 PM   #51 
  - Agreed n/t  OhioChick   Feb-06-11 08:56 PM   #53 
  - agreed n/t  fishwax   Feb-06-11 08:57 PM   #54 
  - *** Whatever, luxury cars are emblematic of this country's fucked up priorities ***  whatchamacallit   Feb-06-11 08:55 PM   #52 
  - Doesn't the car start at around $20K?  WorseBeforeBetter   Feb-06-11 09:02 PM   #58 
  - Don't know  whatchamacallit   Feb-06-11 09:04 PM   #62 
     - Yes, it starts around $20K  tammywammy   Feb-06-11 09:05 PM   #64 
     - Or Germany.  WorseBeforeBetter   Feb-06-11 09:08 PM   #67 
     - Yeah  whatchamacallit   Feb-06-11 09:18 PM   #72 
        - +1 n/t  tammywammy   Feb-06-11 09:26 PM   #76 
        - Or just stirring the pot.  WorseBeforeBetter   Feb-06-11 09:30 PM   #78 
     - And Detroit made luxury cars actually stop!  Barack_America   Feb-06-11 09:12 PM   #69 
        - ...  tammywammy   Feb-06-11 09:13 PM   #70 
     - Wait. You don't know anything about the car...  SidDithers   Feb-06-11 09:27 PM   #77 
     - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Feb-06-11 09:47 PM   #93 
     - who gives a shit  JI7   Feb-06-11 09:42 PM   #91 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Feb-06-11 09:38 PM   #85 
  - Love that ad!  murray hill farm   Feb-06-11 08:59 PM   #55 
  - Fucking bizarre commerical. Besides, I can make a dumpster look good if...  Poll_Blind   Feb-06-11 09:00 PM   #56 
  - I guess we're the only ones who thought it was pandering bullshit  whatchamacallit   Feb-06-11 09:06 PM   #66 
  - Actually that wasn't even what he said.  Union Scribe   Feb-06-11 09:40 PM   #88 
  - Eminem's from Detroit and proud to be so  NuclearDem   Feb-06-11 09:15 PM   #71 
     - That was a commercial selling Detroit, not a car. Make a commercial which shows...  Poll_Blind   Feb-06-11 09:39 PM   #86 
        - Not all commercials are about the product  tammywammy   Feb-06-11 09:41 PM   #90 
        - I think you're reading way too much into this commercial  NuclearDem   Feb-06-11 09:49 PM   #95 
        - Honestly? I'm pretty sure the choir was just a nod to Detroit's other product, music.  Barack_America   Feb-06-11 10:07 PM   #106 
           - Use of the Fox Theatre, a National Historic Landmark, was a wonderful touch.  WorseBeforeBetter   Feb-06-11 10:24 PM   #115 
  - The 200 is luxury? I thought it was a rebadged Sebring.  JVS   Feb-06-11 09:01 PM   #57 
  - Essentially it is just a rebadged Sebring. They made a few changes  tammywammy   Feb-06-11 09:06 PM   #65 
  - I hope so  Gaedel   Feb-07-11 07:27 AM   #156 
  - It uses the same platform as the Sebring  NuclearDem   Feb-06-11 09:53 PM   #98 
     - Hopefully its better than Sebrings past. The Sebring has usually been the loss leader, most of them  Erose999   Feb-07-11 09:21 AM   #157 
  - LOL "Imported From Detroit"  Kokonoe   Feb-06-11 09:02 PM   #59 
  - That was a nice touch.  WorseBeforeBetter   Feb-06-11 09:04 PM   #61 
  - What kind of car do you drive to show the corporations you are on to their bullshit?  NNN0LHI   Feb-06-11 09:04 PM   #63 
  - I drive a jeep  whatchamacallit   Feb-06-11 09:11 PM   #68 
  - I realize it's not palatable to everyone, but I prefer to be chauffered....  Poll_Blind   Feb-06-11 09:50 PM   #96 
  - I loved that commercial, I thought it was beautiful.  sufrommich   Feb-06-11 09:23 PM   #73 
  - You know what? When that car is made in Detroit by UAW workers, THEY CAN AFFORD IT. It's a $19K car  Brickbat   Feb-06-11 09:25 PM   #75 
  - You have not come off shining in this one, whatchamacallit.  Codeine   Feb-06-11 10:02 PM   #103 
  - Amen!  NuclearDem   Feb-06-11 10:03 PM   #104 
  - To be honest Codeine, I never come off shining in any.  whatchamacallit   Feb-06-11 10:06 PM   #105 
     - Been there -- more times than I care to count, sir. nt  Codeine   Feb-06-11 10:09 PM   #108 
        - :)  whatchamacallit   Feb-06-11 10:18 PM   #110 
           - We all have moments like these  NuclearDem   Feb-06-11 10:20 PM   #111 
  - That's a great commercial - "Imported from Detroit" - This is what we do.  Stinky The Clown   Feb-06-11 10:09 PM   #107 
  - LISTEN UP PROLES! IT'S PATHETIC TO SEE SO MANY DEFENDING THOSE BASTARDS AT CHRYSLER AFTER THEY...  JVS   Feb-06-11 10:17 PM   #109 
  - You're just mad because the Steelers lost. nt  Codeine   Feb-06-11 10:20 PM   #112 
  - The Chrysler 200 is a union car though  NuclearDem   Feb-06-11 10:22 PM   #113 
  - No it is not. It is a car made by a private corporation.  JVS   Feb-06-11 10:24 PM   #114 
     - Yes, it is  NuclearDem   Feb-06-11 10:26 PM   #117 
        - How kind of them not to fire those 1200 but to be content with slashing their wages while firing...  JVS   Feb-06-11 10:27 PM   #119 
           - Has Chrysler ever done anything right in your eyes?  NuclearDem   Feb-06-11 10:31 PM   #121 
              - Chrysler always attempts to do what's right for Chrysler, and that's all they care about.  JVS   Feb-06-11 10:33 PM   #126 
                 - I fail to see how producing a 31mpg, safe sedan for $20K is sticking it to the poor  NuclearDem   Feb-06-11 10:46 PM   #132 
                    - The 200 is merely a product, and not much of an innovation over the Sebring (its predecessor)  JVS   Feb-06-11 10:48 PM   #134 
                       - The Sebring was a good car too  NuclearDem   Feb-06-11 10:51 PM   #137 
  - You realize that the union owns 63.5% of Chrysler, right? n/t  tammywammy   Feb-06-11 10:24 PM   #116 
     - You realize that the union is restricted from exercising the rights of ownership in a way that no...  JVS   Feb-06-11 10:26 PM   #118 
     - "Forget it, he's rolling"...  SidDithers   Feb-06-11 10:31 PM   #125 
        - Sid,there's a class war going on and a lot of people don't even acknowledge that there's an enemy...  JVS   Feb-06-11 10:35 PM   #127 
           - What pompous spew. I fucking dare you to walk into a UAW  sufrommich   Feb-06-11 10:40 PM   #128 
           - I'm sure that when they were forced into wage concessions they got all misty eyed thinking about...  JVS   Feb-06-11 10:43 PM   #130 
           - Tell that to the people of Kokomo  NuclearDem   Feb-06-11 10:48 PM   #135 
              - That's because they're ignorant proles. What do they know?  sufrommich   Feb-06-11 10:51 PM   #136 
              - Yeah, and nevermind that those stupid proles went Blue in 2008  NuclearDem   Feb-06-11 10:53 PM   #138 
                 - Yep. nt  sufrommich   Feb-06-11 10:55 PM   #141 
                 - It's not the proles in IN I'm worried about, it's the proles here at DU who seem confused about...  JVS   Feb-06-11 11:06 PM   #145 
                 - Feeling good about one commercial != feeling good about Chrysler entirely  NuclearDem   Feb-06-11 11:08 PM   #146 
                 - It's okay to look. It's not okay to fail to find a reason and then use a pretext instead.  Boojatta   Feb-07-11 01:00 PM   #164 
              - You mean Kokomo where UAW local 292 has been fighting with Chrysler and UAW national leadership...  JVS   Feb-06-11 11:01 PM   #143 
                 - Kokomo's still alive  NuclearDem   Feb-06-11 11:06 PM   #144 
           - Right you are  Gaedel   Feb-07-11 07:23 AM   #155 
           - Let me know when the people rise up and the glorious revolution begins...  SidDithers   Feb-06-11 10:44 PM   #131 
  - "Hi, we're Chrysler! We're actually controlled by an Italian company, but GOD we're American!"  hatrack   Feb-06-11 10:29 PM   #120 
  - It's unionized American jobs.  Codeine   Feb-06-11 10:31 PM   #122 
  - So, "yea Walmart!" by your metric?  Barack_America   Feb-06-11 10:31 PM   #123 
  - Fiat: 25%  NuclearDem   Feb-06-11 10:31 PM   #124 
  - I thought it just made no sense  treestar   Feb-06-11 10:41 PM   #129 
  - Think harder, but don't hurt yourself.  WorseBeforeBetter   Feb-06-11 11:11 PM   #147 
  - Those who don't get it are missing something  Union Scribe   Feb-07-11 06:56 AM   #153 
     - They're missing it on purpose.  Codeine   Feb-07-11 09:38 AM   #158 
     - It would be interesting to see if there's a correlation between people...  Barack_America   Feb-07-11 10:36 AM   #161 
     - It's Circle D thinking...  WorseBeforeBetter   Feb-08-11 09:52 PM   #168 
  - "where they make it does not matter"  Barack_America   Feb-07-11 10:35 AM   #160 
     - New Democrats. God help us.  WorseBeforeBetter   Feb-08-11 10:05 PM   #169 
  - I loved it. n/t  lumberjack_jeff   Feb-06-11 10:48 PM   #133 
  - I dunno... I didn't get that message...  MrMickeysMom   Feb-06-11 10:53 PM   #139 
  - The car they were showing is the Chrysler 200  NuclearDem   Feb-06-11 10:55 PM   #140 
     - Thanks, that's even better  MrMickeysMom   Feb-06-11 10:59 PM   #142 
  - LA Times: "Super Bowl Ad Tracker: Chrysler, Eminem proclaim Detroit is still alive"  Bozita   Feb-06-11 11:26 PM   #149 
  - +1...nt  SidDithers   Feb-07-11 06:48 AM   #150 
  - "Chrysler: Can you believe we're still making cars?!?" Would be better.  HEyHEY   Feb-07-11 06:49 AM   #151 
  - Totally disagree. The commercial says loudly buy American.  RegieRocker   Feb-07-11 06:54 AM   #152 
  - Another "Dang, that commercial was pretty good" vote here.  Vickers   Feb-07-11 07:06 AM   #154 
  - Same here. It was my favorite commercial. I LOVED it,  Pathwalker   Feb-07-11 09:46 AM   #159 
  - Mullen: Chrysler ad is Super Bowls best  Barack_America   Feb-07-11 10:58 AM   #162 
  - Message:  Safetykitten   Feb-07-11 01:03 PM   #165 
 

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