Frankly, if I was the kid in this spot I’d be a little panicked after the parents said they were with AIG. But I guess government bailouts can make you sleep better at night.

Reminds me of those “Ask Why” Enron spots. The ad agency did what it was asked to do. It’s the client that spun out of control.



About Dan Goldgeier

Dan Goldgeier is a Seattle-based freelance copywriter with experience at advertising agencies across the U.S. He is a graduate of the Creative Circus ad school, and currently teaches at Seattle's School of Visual Concepts. Dan is also a columnist for and the author of View From The Cheap Seats and Killer Executions and Scrubbed Decks.