Improper use of our National Anthem?
Sat Jun 25 13:56:01 EDT 2011
On Jun 25, 2011, at 1:13 PM, Gary's Ice Cream wrote:
> I was shocked and appalled today to hear a BMW commercial on WBZ (1030 AM)
> that used the Star Spangled Banner as its music bed. The spot appeared to
> be a national one tagged at the end by one of the usual WBZ production guys.
> I was beside myself that BMW would do this and that CBS would allow it to be
> aired. At one time CBS was known to have the toughest "Standards &
> Practices Department" in the business. If this is any indication then they
> must have eliminated that department altogether. Am I over-reacting or is
> this a reprehensible use of our National Anthem? Your comments are
> appreciated and solicited.
Yes, it does seem to be in poor taste. But what isn’t these days?
Lake Wobegone, NH
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