A real GeM?: Ad parody takes swipe at General Motors' bankruptcy
As sad as General Motors' and Chrysler's bankruptcy filings became, we
had to laugh at the latest spoof of their buy-our-cars-anyway TV ads.
This one --click here --
takes dead aim at GM and all the warm and fuzzy images it trots out to
try to put an emotional twist on its otherwise sorry financial
condition. For the squeamish, note there is one vulgar word.
Frankly, the GM spots have looked pretty good compared to Chrysler's,
which appeared to be stuck for new vehicles to promote. In one, an
upscale young exec tools around a downtown in a Chrysler 300, the once
hot, now ice-cold, model badly in need of a refresh. Maybe Fiat will