James Rucker from Color of Change has blogged here at JJP about CoC’s successful campaign both in the U.S. and the U.K. encouraging advertisers to just stop supporting Glenn Beck due to his racism. Now this…

Really, Xeni Jardin says everything I could better over at Boing Boing and notes the food-related irony… Maybe all the crazy conservatives are just secretly jealous of Michelle Obama’s super-cool organic vegetable garden at the White House but can’t admit it.  I actually saw this commercial while watching Beck’s show (which is per his promise, classic this week although perhaps not in the way he hoped it would be). It’s way funnier and yet more pathetic than you might imagine. Oliver Willis posted the whole thing at Media Matters and I’ve embedded it above for your viewing pleasure.

I say, let all the freaked out racists build “socialist-free” (i.e. nigger-free) backyard bunkers for themselves with Glenn Beck and go hide in them to wait for the Rapture/Apocalypse/Meltdown/Totalitarian Takeover. It would give the rest of us more time to work on making America great again if we don’t have to worry about them anymore! We’ll let them know when it’s safe to come out.

Oh and btw Xeni got the deets from @Baratunde/Jack Turner from tha twitter. From one of the world’s most popular blogs, Boing Boing:

The Survival Seed Bank is advertising on Glenn Beck‘s television show. They offer “survival seeds” for growing your own “crisis garden” amid “emerging totalitarianism.”

As Media Matters points out, the brand identity meshes well with the host’s apocalyptic visions of the future. “More valuable than silver or gold in a real meltdown,” the website reads.

They may quote WorldNetDaily as a news source, fine, but I really like the sound of the heirloom varieties they offer: Jacob’s Cattle Bean, Yellow Dent Corn, and non-hybrid varieties of tomato and leafy greens. I’d eat that!

“You’ll have confidence knowing that you and your family will be able to eat if the Insiders trigger some huge meltdown,” reads the promotional copy. Perhaps (and who are these “Insiders?”), but I’m not convinced $149 is such a great deal for a couple dozen packets of seeds and a little plant food, even if it’s enough for “a full acre Crisis Garden.” But hey, when the jackbooted Obama-thugs destroy all the grocery stores with their black helicopters, it does look like we may be going extreme vegan locavore for a while.

Make sure to listen to the audio testimonials from happy customers. (via Baratunde)

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