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Sometimes my powers of observation are, well, what's the opposite of incisive? Let's go with comically misguided. Just yesterday I wrote: "AB InBev and MillerCoors are a part of giant international conglomerates, and this fact is well-known among customers. (They used to feature heavily patriotic ads, but have had to back off them for more a ...

Bud (err, "America?") Loses Its Voice?

Sometimes my powers of observation are, well, what’s the opposite of incisive? Let’s go with comically misguided. Just yesterday I wrote: “AB InBev and MillerCoors are a part of giant international conglomerates, and this fact is well-known among customers. (They used to feature heavily patriotic ads, but have had to back off them for more anodyne spots.)” So what big announcement do we read today?

The company has kept the same can you already know, but when you look closely, you’ll realize that it has swapped out its own name, “Budweiser,” for “America.” That’s right, Budweiser has renamed its beer America for the summer. “We thought nothing was more iconic than Budweiser and nothing was more iconic than America,” says Tosh Hall, creative director at the can’s branding firm JKR.

(That article on Fast Company is a piece of work, and if you’re looking for a satisfying hate-read this afternoon, give it a look. Sample sentence: “So Budweiser is going to potentially ingenious, p

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