"The world's gonna hear the roar of our engines. The second half is about to begin." That was Clint Eastwood's punchline in Halftime in America - Chrysler's two minute Superbowl TV ad.
A brilliant piece of retro rhetoric.
The biggest roar in America is for Superbowl touchdowns.
It was a straightforward statement of national pride. But no one will persuade me that the"second half - second term" parallel was not acutely felt.
Clint Eastwood and Chrysler believe in giving credit where credit is due.
And this is the ad:
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