Things are getting real and there’s no way to avoid it.
The ads for the Super Bowl are always a hot topic of the day and the week leading up to it, and Super Bowl LI is no exception. Not by a longshot. The ad for Budweiser, which you would have had to assume involved a lot of pre-planning and wasn’t thrown together this week, tells the story of co-founder Adolphus Busch immigrating to St. Louis from Germany in 1957. In the commercial, it’s a long, difficult journey and includes people telling him to get out of their country.
I can’t imagine Budweiser didn’t know what was coming, but this is still like next-level marketing on their part. I mean, geez, I’m throwing a commercial up on our site for a game the Seahawks aren’t playing in! But I thought it was worth sharing anyway, with no political views attached.