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Old 01-26-10, 03:45 PM
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why is the tim tebow super bowl ad offensive?

http://www.cbsnews.com/blogs/2010/01...y6143065.shtml


I thought the driving force behind the pro-choice movement was that a woman should have the choice to have an abortion (ie, if a woman chooses not to have an abortion, it should be her choice, and not the government's choice).

I kind of think that the people who oppose this ad oppose a woman's right to choose.
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It's offensive because a lot of people are easily offended.

OTOH, knowing your child might grow up to quarterback the University of Florida is probably the best pro-abortion argument in history.
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It's not offensive at all to me, but its to be expected that some get their panties in a bunch about it.

I am a bit surprised that CBS accepted this ad, but I guess they might be struggling to sell out all the ad time at those prices. The charity must do pretty damn well with the "collection plate" if they afford to pay for a SB ad.

I'd rather see more Go Daddy commercials myself.
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OTOH, knowing your child might grow up to quarterback the University of Florida is probably the best pro-abortion argument in history.
QB of the Univ. of Florida? You're selling him short. If you watched CBS's SEC coverage, you'd know he's Jesus II.
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Trust me on this. I was on the inside of feminism. It isn't about women's rights, celebrating women, or being happy with their choice if it isn't the right one.
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QB of the Univ. of Florida? You're selling him short. If you watched CBS's SEC coverage, you'd know he's Jesus II.
I follow SEC college basketball.
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I'd rather see more Go Daddy commercials myself.
Same here.

No problem with the ad. At least it doesn't have a dead fetus.
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I think it's great, will look forward to seeing it. We'll likely have many commercials with crude humor, derogitory veiws of women, etc... and in the midst of that one with a man paying tribute to his mom.

I'm trying to think of what would make a good pro-choice commercial...
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This isn't a perfect analogy, but imagine a father always takes his two sons to a baseball game every weekend. The younger son feels like they're always going to a baseball game because the older brother likes baseball, and he feels like he has no input. The father recognizes this and tells his son that the next weekend, the youngest son gets to pick the activity. The youngest son picks a broadway musical. The father screams out "Motherfucker! A broadway fucking musical? You little shit, I never would have let you choose if I knew you were going to pick a fucking musical!"

Wouldn't that completely negate the fact that the father gave his son a choice?
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This isn't a perfect analogy, but imagine a father always takes his two sons to a baseball game every weekend. The younger son feels like they're always going to a baseball game because the older brother likes baseball, and he feels like he has no input. The father recognizes this and tells his son that the next weekend, the youngest son gets to pick the activity. The youngest son picks a broadway musical. The father screams out "Motherfucker! A broadway fucking musical? You little shit, I never would have let you choose if I knew you were going to pick a fucking musical!"
These BK ads are getting weirder and weirder.
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I'm trying to think of what would make a good pro-choice commercial...
Hot slutty babes with major yabos are a must.
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Hot slutty babes with major yabos are a must.
That's a Preparation H commercial at this point.
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It's not really that surprising that Football Jesus would bring a God-like message on the holiest of pigskin Sundays.
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Trojan should buy the ad slot immediately after this one .....and put hot slutty babes with major yabos in it, naturally. Seems like a good endorsement spot for Tiger Woods to make his return to society.
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I thought the driving force behind the pro-choice movement was that a woman should have the choice to have an abortion (ie, if a woman chooses not to have an abortion, it should be her choice, and not the government's choice).

I kind of think that the people who oppose this ad oppose a woman's right to choose.
I haven't seen the ad (and from what I gather neither have the critics, which makes the vehement opposition seem odd, I admit), but I don't think the critics are against the choice that Tim Tebow's mom made, but rather are against the anti-abortion message they assume the ad will be pushing.
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Trojan should buy the ad slot immediately after this one .....and put hot slutty babes with major yabos in it, naturally. Seems like a good endorsement spot for Tiger Woods to make his return to society.
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This isn't a perfect analogy, but imagine a father always takes his two sons to a baseball game every weekend. The younger son feels like they're always going to a baseball game because the older brother likes baseball, and he feels like he has no input. The father recognizes this and tells his son that the next weekend, the youngest son gets to pick the activity. The youngest son picks a broadway musical. The father screams out "Motherfucker! A broadway fucking musical? You little shit, I never would have let you choose if I knew you were going to pick a fucking musical!"

Wouldn't that completely negate the fact that the father gave his son a choice?
In that situation, yes. It seems like the more fitting analogy would be if the younger son not only wanted to go to a broadway musical, but stated that they should only go to broadway musicals from now on, and the father got upset about that.
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Thought I also read that part of the hubbub is that CBS rejected an ad from a liberal church, so it's really just the hypocrisy here more than the actual message.
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OTOH, knowing your child might grow up to quarterback the University of Florida is probably the best pro-abortion argument in history.


Oh you Ohio State fans ...
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Hot slutty babes with major yabos are a must.
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Trojan should buy the ad slot immediately after this one .....and put hot slutty babes with major yabos in it, naturally. Seems like a good endorsement spot for Tiger Woods to make his return to society.
Somebody seems to have two things on his mind.

NTTAWWT.
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I'd rather see more Go Daddy commercials myself.
I find them lame.
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I follow SEC college basketball.
Why don't you like basketball?
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Why don't you like basketball?
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I don't find it offensive but I don't think it's the time or place to be having an ad on such polarizing topic. I imagine that conservatives would be up in arms if the ad was a pro-choice one.
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By the way, I hate Tim Tebow's holier-than-thou attitude. His persona is the one that always seem to himself in a pedestal just to later fall from it very quickly. The pressure this type of people put on themselves is ridiculous and completely unnecessary. He can be a role model, but he doesn't have to show this perfect religious guy persona that makes everyone else seem like second class.
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