I’m making the assumption that the thieving attempts of GM to rob the US of rational transportation alternatives that have been documented and proved in court are but a small minority of those thieving attempts.
that is quite an assumption. one that doesn’t appear to have any evidence in favor of it.
indeed, “most authorities agree that trolleys bit the dust in LA and elsewhere not because of a conspiracy but because they were slow and inconvenient compared to autos, and in the long run just couldn’t compete.”
oh, i forgot about this ad until I was looking for a bigger picture of the giant ad and it came up… according to GM the buses are full of “Creeps & Weirdos”
The Giant ad, if they’d come up with that in a vacuum it would be pretty dumb but given the circumstances I’d say it’s pretty appropriate. It’s also nowhere near as obnoxious as the GM ad considering it’s not portraying a driver as some kind of loser who has to hide their face in shame.
Got to agree. It’s short on thinking, but given the landscape they were in, the Giant ad wasn’t super out of line. And I wouldn’t be surprised if they ran this because they (or their agency partners) were ticked off, not because they thought it was strategically smart.