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Jan 29, 2013 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Excerpted from Mediaite: Volkswagen debuted its new Super Bowl ad on CNN ahead of Sunday’s big game and it’s already drumming up plenty of controversy. The ad (“Get In. Get Happy.”) features a white office worker who helps his colleagues deal with a downer Monday by channeling an easy-going Jamaican vibe as reggae star Jimmy Cliff covers The Partridge Family theme song in the background.

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