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Wed Jul 10, 2024, 11:06 AM Jul 10

Spoof ExxonMobil Ad Nails Just How Easy It's Been for Big Oil

https://www.commondreams.org/news/exxon-parody

'All of Our Tricks Worked': Spoof ExxonMobil Ad Nails Just How Easy It's Been for Big Oil

"Do you have any idea how easy it is to get you off our backs with a little bullsh*t about your responsibilities to the planet?"

BRETT WILKINS
Jul 09, 2024

A new parody ExxonMobil advertisement released Tuesday by a group founded by Adam McKay—the Academy Award-winning writer and director of the blockbuster doomsday climate comedy Don't Look Up—mocks humanity for letting Big Oil get away with causing one of the biggest existential threats of all time.




"And yes, every now and then you squawk about how evil we are, but then we drop gas prices a nickel and you shut right back up," the narrator says. "Do you have any idea how easy it is to get you off our backs with a little bullshit about your responsibilities to the planet? About your carbon footprint? Pretending plastic recycling actually makes a difference?"

"You're letting us get away with it, you dumb bitches" he adds mockingly. "All of our tricks worked. The world is a burning, out-of-control charnel house. The last generation to die of old age has already been born, and you still let oil executives freely show their face in public."

"We're just one company but you're 7 billion people," the video concludes. "Get off your asses and do something, you fucking peasants!"

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(Ad video at link.)
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Spoof ExxonMobil Ad Nails Just How Easy It's Been for Big Oil (Original Post) cbabe Jul 10 OP
K&R for exposure. Think. Again. Jul 10 #1
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