So Americans have gone to fight for a country who
1. Doesn’t care
2. Is too busy laughing
3. Is in deep contemplation about how to make money from this,
Over an ad that volkswagen plans to use for Superbowl 2013.
Here’s the ad and the white lady acting a fool saying how offended SHE is about black people, with black accents because every Jamaican is black and hanging from a tree or smoking weed with Bob Marley.
In complaining about a stereotype, she stereotyped us and offended us. Good job, lady.
Now, the ad is stupid, but stupidly funny. I’m not offended, in fact, I’m ready to knit a rasta tam and dance beside Jimmy Cliff as I usher you into NMIA (Norman Manley International Airport) and onto a beach to spend some tourist dollars. (Come on Wykham McNeil, dollar signs here!). What offends me is that as always, the US caucasian has invited itself into a battle that:
1. Doesn’t exist
2. It has no invitation to
Nobody asked you for your opinion and we as a country (an eclectic mix of races, backgrounds and opinions) hereby invite you to come to Jamaica mon, get happy and spend money. We have debt to pay and an IMF deal to sign.