February 4, 2014

Is There Anything More American Than Bob Dylan Doing a Patriotic Super Bowl Ad for a Foreign-Owned Carmaker?

From Reason -
"Dylan is the master of the rhetorical question, whether asking “How does it feel to be on your own?,” “If you’re so hurt, why then don’t you show it?,” and “How be it we are so deceived, when the truth’s in our hearts and we still don’t believe?” Hovering over the ad, with its economic nativism (“Let Germany make your beer, let Switzerland make your watch, let Asia assemble your phone...we will build your car”) is the rhetorical question: Just how American is Chrysler, a “wholly owned subsidiary” of Italy's Fiat?"
Read the entire essay HERE.


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