Finally, a Super Bowl Ad That Told the Truth


Everyone is freaking out about Nationwide’s super depressing Super Bowl commercial about preventable child death.

See?

Freaking out hard:

Here’s the commercial:

I don’t have a child so take my opinion for what it’s worth, but I rise in defense of this commercial.

The world is a dangerous place. If you freak out every time someone reminds you of that simple truth, then you don’t live in the world that exists. You live in a world of pure imagination.

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without free and fair elections, a vigorous free press, and engaged citizens to reclaim power from those who abuse it.

In this election year unlike any other—against a backdrop of a pandemic, an economic crisis, racial reckoning, and so much daily crazy—Mother Jones' journalism is driven by one simple question: Will America will move closer to, or further from, justice and equity in the years to come?

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