Chrysler Commercial - It's Halftime in America

Paul W Smith WJR 760AM Morning Show 6:00- 9:00 AM Most listened to morning talk show host in the Midwest!
Guest Sergio Marchionne (February 6)
Chrysler had a major hit with a new commercial in the Super Bowl. Paul W. had CEO Sergio Marchionne on the Monday show to offer congratulations.
http://www.wjr.net/FlashPlayer/default.asp?SPID=34612&ID=2388908

President Bush tells dealers he would aid Chrysler and GM again
http://www.freep.com/article/20120206/NEWS15/120206054/President-Bush-tells-dealers-he-would-aid-Chrysler-GM-again?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE

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Wahooo! Go Halftime!

During Halftime in America this year Chrysler, who needed a bailout that cost taxpayers 1.3 billion (http://www.thecarconnection.com/news/1063592_chrysler-bailout-loans-cost...), yet they were able to spend $14 million on this ad. (3.5 million for 30 second ad x4 for a 2:00 ad).

So Wolfman, I encourage you this halftime to drive up to Detroit. Park your car. Take a walk around. Really try to feel the hope!!!

I wouldn't go to Detroit if they were giving out free Volts. Apparently not many other people would too.

Support the Italians NOW and buy a Chrysler!

MikeyA

Paul W Smith WJR 760AM Morning Show 6:00- 9:00 AM
Sergio Marchionne
(February 6) - Chrysler had a major hit with a new commercial in the Super Bowl. Paul W. had CEO Sergio Marchionne on the Monday show to offer congratulations.
http://www.wjr.net/FlashPlayer/default.asp?SPID=34612&ID=2388908

http://www.wjr.net/Sectional.asp?id=34612

Statements made are the opinion of the writer who is exercising his first amendment right to freedom of speech. Freedom of speech in the United States is protected by the First Amendment to the United States Constitution and are generally permitted.

"Chrysler, who needed a bailout that cost taxpayers 1.3 billion"

Hey Mike, when they calculate that number do they include incoming tax revenue from present and future jobs holders that may not have otherwise existed?

Pink Slip

Your assumption is the employees would not have had jobs in the event of a restructuring. One cannot say this would be true nor assume to know the amount of taxes "saved or not saved" under that assumption so I am dealing with real hard factual numbers.

MikeyA

I think Eastwood's "Gran Torino" was his best film. I recommend it to anyone who hasn't seen it or has only seen it once.

I wish peace and prosperity for all.

that none of filming actually took place in the Motor City. Nothing says "glowing endorsement" like filming the ad-specific shots in New Orleans and Los Angeles, while leaving the images of Detroit to stock footage.

that the point of the ad, which I have no real opinion of one way or another, was to trumpet the auto industry, not the living (or dying) conditions of the CITY of Detroit. It's been decades since Detroit has been thought of as a desirable place to live in or visit, no matter the state of the automotive industry.

if you think the point of the ad was to trumpet the auto industry. It's probably more accurate to say that the auto industry was really just a vehicle (pardon the pun) for a larger message. And if that larger message happens to be one of American recovery (or something similar), Detroit probably isn't the face you want on that message.

basking on a beach under a palm tree surrounded by babes in bikinis, pretending he was on Woodward Ave.

Really, who cares where the footage was shot? The Big Three had double-digit sales growth for 2011. At the end of the day, that's all that matters and the likes of Karl Rove whining about the 'politcal' slant of the ad make it all the more enjoyable--and that part I definitely have an opinion about.

The Ed Show Chrysler Super Bowl Commercial
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/45755822/vp/46288379#46288379
President Bush tells dealers he would aid Chrysler and GM again
http://www.freep.com/article/20120206/NEWS15/120206054/President-Bush-tells-dealers-he-would-aid-Chrysler-GM-again?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE

Statements made are the opinion of the writer who is exercising his first amendment right to freedom of speech. Freedom of speech in the United States is protected by the First Amendment to the United States Constitution and are generally permitted.

I can't tell the difference between Ed Schultz, and Sgt. Schultz, can you?

"know nothing," you mean??

...and it's the end-of-the-game for Obama!

Whatever the cost of the bailout, Dodge is bringing back the Dart name. That makes me smile. Whoever thought about doing that is a genius. At the same time, sadly, with Plymouth now dead and buried, we will never again see a Valiant.

I wish peace and prosperity for all.

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