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Coke's Super Bowl Ad Controversy

Last posted Feb 14, 2014 at 03:19PM EST. Added Feb 03, 2014 at 01:15AM EST
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If you don’t know what I’m talking about, read this article first. It’s making the headlines as we speak and has article reactions from:

And that’s just the tip of the iceberg. All because some people got their jimmies rustled that America the Beautiful was being sung in different languages so they had to take to twitter with “#fuckcoke.”

I don’t think we’re a news outlet, but does it need an event article? Hastags.org gives off this graph for the tag:

Maybe we could include it in the Super Bowl entry?

Last edited Feb 03, 2014 at 01:17AM EST
Feb 03, 2014 at 01:15AM EST
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I say include it in the Super Bowl entry for now. If this controversy manages to live past the Super Bowl Hype Roar, I would give it an okay for it’s own entry.

Feb 03, 2014 at 02:24AM EST
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People are mad because the National Anthem is sung in other languages by people who don’t look American?

Seriously?

Feb 03, 2014 at 06:36AM EST
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The second I saw it, I knew /pol/’s jimmies would be rustled.

I can understand the anger, though. You can’t exactly be a melting pot if you can’t understand each other--something which seems to be increasingly happening, especially in the Southwest.

Last edited Feb 03, 2014 at 07:16AM EST
Feb 03, 2014 at 07:15AM EST
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Seems Don beat you to it. Now I am 100% certain that he doesn’t even check the forums just in case another user is about to go make an entry. :\

Feb 05, 2014 at 02:38AM EST
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Well I requested editorship to the Super Bowl entry 2 days ago for this reason, but it wasn’t granted to me. Guess I’ll just have to jump the gun next time and make an entry as soon as I see it. =P

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Feb 05, 2014 at 03:38AM EST
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You can interpret this gif in two ways.

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