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February 4, 2019

My two favorite (mindful) Super Bowl commercials.

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My two favorite Super Bowl commercials (I didn’t see all of ’em, started watching the defense-first game halfway through the first quarter):

At first I gagged a bit, thinking one of the great peace songs of the 60s was getting co-opted by Bud…but they actually brought it home, walking their talk and doing more than most microbreweries.

And, let’s hear it for truth. Not for one news organization, but for all of ’em. And particularly for those truthseekers who’ve fallen in the line of duty. Journalism is one of the first and vital bulwarks against nationalism and authoritarianism.

 

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momma5366 Feb 4, 2019 10:20am

The first responder ad was pretty tear jerking too. Nice when humanity is highlighted and celebrated.

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