It really grinds my gears when I view television commercials exploiting solemn days of remembrance and reflection.
Why do furniture stores feel compelled to use Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday to tastelessly pitch dinette sets and living room sectionals?
I have yet to comprehend the relationship between a man who fought for equal rights for all to giving a potential customer interest-free payments until the year 2022.
With Memorial Day already labeled the (un)official start of summer of barbecues, jet-skiing on the lake and watching the latest Hollywood fluff on the silver screen, how does one observe a day where we should be honoring those who have died in our nation’s wars?
How about visiting a local automobile dealership to receive $0 down and free vehicle washes for a year, all while purchasing the latest 2015 model?
These corporate advertising campaigns should be lawfully quelled, as it is morally compromising and humanely annoying to one’s psyche.
Perhaps these profiting companies could donate from their many holiday promotional events to the United Negro College Fund, the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund, the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition, or the American Widow Project. Such a humbling sensation, when it is a win-win for all involved.