Coca-Cola Debuts Anti-Obesity Commercial

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 49•03 Jan 17, 2013

Coca-Cola debuted a two-minute TV commercial this week that highlights the company’s line of low-calorie beverages, touts its commitment to provide sugar-free drink options in schools, and encourages viewers to eat healthy and exercise to combat the nation’s obesity epidemic. What do you think?

  • “I’m concerned that young people will see these media messages today and end up missing vital opportunities for refreshment.”

    Louis Vadas –
    Dynamiter

  • “Are you freaking kidding me? Who has time for a two-minute commercial?”

    Ronald Wolffe –
    Lambskin Trimmer

  • “Hear that, fatties? Even Coke’s sick of you being fat.”

    Anna Tremont –
    Automotive Technician