Monday, January 16, 2017

MLK Day Ads

Everyone watching television during the Martin Luther King, Jr. weekend is bound to have drowned in mattress ads. That’s because MLK said he had a dream, so naturally it follows to have bed sales around his holiday.

But MLK also said: “I’ve been to the mountaintop.” So where are all the mountain climbing clothier and supply company sale ads over this holiday weekend? How about skiing and snowboarding ads? It would be exactly the same reasoning as with the mattress ads this holiday weekend, and yet I have never noticed a MLK Day-themed ad relating to mountaintops.

But I guess there’s always next year…