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Pols Debate Chrysler Super Bowl Ad

Posted on Feb 7, 2011

Given the outsourcing, the massive bailout, the abandoned houses and the rest of the city’s emotional baggage, it was sort of inevitable that Chrysler’s “Imported from Detroit” ad, featuring Eminem and spanning roughly $12 million worth of airtime, would elicit cheers and jeers from Congress.

Rep. Dennis Ross summed up one point of view: “ ‘Imported from Detroit’ ... ‘borrowed from China.’ ”

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By English Major, February 9, 2011 at 10:21 pm Link to this comment
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I think you mean “elicit,” not “illicit.”

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By Anne T., February 9, 2011 at 12:48 am Link to this comment
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How much will that Chrysler cost?
About $20,000.

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By Chris Menoher, February 8, 2011 at 11:04 pm Link to this comment
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maybe luxury should be more about where it’s from; so
Chrysler should explain how there bringing manufacturing
jobs back to Detroit and leave their native son, mnm, out
of it.

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By Allan Krueger, February 8, 2011 at 4:32 pm Link to this comment

Better use of tax dollars - build cars rather than to kill Afghans and Iraqis!

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By Keith Schneider, February 8, 2011 at 1:23 pm Link to this comment
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My take wasn’t nearly as cynical, though it is interesting that Chrysler is owned by Fiat. Budweiser also is foreign-owned. See:

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By samosamo, February 8, 2011 at 12:30 pm Link to this comment


Wonder how much that big black chrysler costs that m&m is
cruising around detroit? How many people can afford that piece
of beauty?

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By Jim Bouman, February 7, 2011 at 10:42 pm Link to this comment
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“Illicit” ?


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