Thursday, April 09, 2009

At Least Amtrak Can Deliver Commercials

Nevermind that Amtrak Sucks, great job on this commercial that positions Amtrak as the alternative to flying, much like I recommended back in March of 2008.

Now, if only this commercial was true, and not a blatant lie telling giant tales of a nationalized rail service that actually works.

Ah, advertising.

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  • You are a very scary and very dumb person, Jetpack.
    Ride a train and open your poor, poor libertarian eyes.
    Ayn is dead.

    By Blogger Unknown, at April 10, 2009 at 12:34 PM  

  • Never was an Ayn fan, Bob. And I'm not a Libertarian. Now come out of your closet and fight like a man. Your assumption that I'm either of these things as a result of my wishing Amtrak could get their shit together makes you the scary and dumb one.

    By Blogger RFB, at April 10, 2009 at 12:58 PM  

  • I think Bob is actually James Brown.

    By Blogger HighJive, at April 11, 2009 at 5:51 PM  

  • I was really excited to discover I finally had moved to a city (Columbia SC) with a full-blown Amtrak station. I can zip right up the Eastern seaboard to visit my brother in DC, and then on to Boston for my brother-in-law! No annoying airport hassles! The kids would LOOOOVE a train ride! Win-win-win!

    I had started buying a ticket (price be damned, I wanted a train ride) when I realized the *only* trains through Columbia left the station at FOUR IN THE FREAKIN' MORNING.

    We'll drive.

    By Anonymous cleanser, at April 12, 2009 at 9:04 PM  

  • Joe Biden would love this ad.

    By Blogger golublog, at April 14, 2009 at 9:41 PM  

  • yea...if only.

    By Blogger shaun., at April 21, 2009 at 10:30 AM  

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