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SouthernDem4ever

(5,987 posts)
Fri Jul 29, 2022, 08:34 PM Jul 2022

Anyone else tired of the MSNBC Kids Commercial

Where little Timmy asks something like 'can you explain what's happening in Ukraine?

Well Timmy, here's the explanation. A really bad evil man named Vladimir Putin has control over the russian military and decided to have them kill all the peaceful Ukrainians for no good reason. OK?

How ridiculous.

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OAITW r.2.0

(22,997 posts)
1. It's kinda weird. I'd be interested in
Fri Jul 29, 2022, 08:40 PM
Jul 2022

a website that tracks what, what's his name, tells impressionable kids. Nope,

I don't think we need commercial news to provide a "kids" interpretation of reality. Parent's responsibility. Obvious there will be a lot of stupid interpretations of reality that will be passed on. That's where society culls the anti-socialists.

SouthernDem4ever

(5,987 posts)
3. The stupidity behind it is they are trying to make it a viable topic of discussion
Fri Jul 29, 2022, 08:54 PM
Jul 2022

which it isn't. It's an evil unprovoked attack. That's all there is to it.

Hekate

(89,495 posts)
2. I assume some group bought ad time on MSNBC. There's one that features abused dogs...
Fri Jul 29, 2022, 08:47 PM
Jul 2022

…. And another that features elephants hunted for their ivory. Then there’s 1-800-KARS4KIDS.

If the remote control is anywhere near me, I mute them all pretty fast. Good luck doing the same.

BigmanPigman

(51,213 posts)
4. This makes me go running for my remote's mute button...
Fri Jul 29, 2022, 08:59 PM
Jul 2022

They interviewed the kids who were the actors about "how the annoying jingle changed their lives".

jimfields33

(15,070 posts)
6. That's so cute. I loved it.
Fri Jul 29, 2022, 09:53 PM
Jul 2022

I never saw this extended version. It’s definitely catchy. And it is for a great cause. These kids are the future.

pacheen

(56 posts)
7. I have to put my hands over my ears, quick find the remote mute it
Fri Jul 29, 2022, 10:12 PM
Jul 2022

Me too!!!

It’s just an awful, horrible repetitive jingle. And it’s been running…for years and years.

Raine

(30,440 posts)
8. I hate that commercial so much
Fri Jul 29, 2022, 10:39 PM
Jul 2022

it's obnoxious along with being sketchy as to where and how much money actually goes to what's advertised.

PoindexterOglethorpe

(25,566 posts)
5. Commercials? What commercials?
Fri Jul 29, 2022, 09:26 PM
Jul 2022

Oh, that's right. When you watch regular TV you get them.

Why I love not having a TV. It's not that I don't watch my share of television, it's just that I do it online and almost never see commercials. Lucky me.

RicROC

(1,196 posts)
9. I'm tired of all MSNBC's commercials
Sat Jul 30, 2022, 08:04 AM
Jul 2022

It would be nice if they had more commercial supporter/ advertisers so that there is more variety of commercials.

JuJuChen

(2,208 posts)
10. LOL I thought I was the only one sick of the MSNBC ad promos
Sat Jul 30, 2022, 08:30 AM
Jul 2022

I mean, I love Lester Holt as much as the next person but we get it, he's America's anchor ok? and the podcast ads ughhhh

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