The commercial that has sparked controversy ever since airing during the Superbowl is Coca-Cola’s “It’s Beautiful” ad. The commercial displays people from all over the world singing “America the Beautiful” in 7 different languages. This country is a melting pot and that’s just a fact. My father is from Tehran, Iran and my mother is German/Irish from Baltimore, Maryland so does that make me less of an American than everyone else? (Sarcastic, disgusted tone)
Everyone is entitled to their own opinion and mine is that it’s beautiful. I love my country. What do you think?
Here are some tweets that have people outraged:
“‘Why did you need that to divide us politically?’ Because that’s all this ad is. It’s in your face, and if you don’t like it, if you’re offended by it, you’re a racist. If you do like it, you’re for immigration. You’re for progress. That’s all this is: to divide people.”-Glenn Beck (reported by NY Daily News)
“‘So was Coca-Cola saying America is beautiful because new immigrants don’t learn to speak English?“-Fox News’ Todd Starnes.
“Nice to see that coke likes to sing an AMERICAN song in the terrorist’s language. Way to go coke. You can leave America,” tweeted one disgruntled viewer.
“People complaining about the Cheerios and Coke commercial… I’m sorry did we go back in time to the 50s? Get over it.”–Viewer