Budweiser Super Bowl Commercial Spurs Outrage (Video)


Beer giant Anheuser-Busch is under fire for its scheduled immigration-themed Super Bowl commercial.

Entitled “Born the Hard Way,” Anheuser-Busch’s newest advertisement highlights its founder Adolphus Busch’s relocation from Germany to the United States.

A week following President Donald Trump enacting his temporary suspension of Muslim immigration into law, Anheuser-Busch released its most recent advertisement chronicling the immigration of the company’s founder. Advertising Budweiser specifically, Anheuser-Busch features Adolphus Busch’s separately harsh run-ins with Americans.

The commercial opens with a man in a bar sternly telling Busch, “You don’t look like you’re from around here.”

You can watch the commercial below:

Earlier today, notable conservatives voiced their disdain for the commercial on Twitter.

In response, Anheuser-Busch released the following statement:

“We created the Budweiser commercial to highlight the ambition of our founder, Adolphus Busch, and his unrelenting pursuit of the American dream. This is a story about our heritage and the uncompromising commitment that goes into brewing our beer.”

H/T: Variety

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