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Politics Seep Into Super Bowl Commercials: A Preview

It’s Super Bowl weekend, and for the millions who tune in there will be touchdowns, Lady Gaga and a slew of prime time commercials. Several companies have already released their ads, and a few have had political undertones. Nato Thompson is the Artistic Director at Creative Time and the author of “Culture as Weapon.” He says companies have come a long way in advertising their products, and he predicts this year’s Super Bowl commercials will reflect that evolution. 



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About the Author

Anna Sysling

Reporter, Producer and WDET’s Weekend Edition Anchor

Lifelong resident of Metro Detroit and a huge public radio nerd. I work in Production and Programming at WDET.   Follow @asysling

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