posted on Jan, 23 2013 @ 01:26 PM
Originally posted by xedocodex
The fact is that this commercial uses fear and paranoia to attempt to sell guns.
Do you deny that?
Yes, I deny it. I doubt these people sold a single gun due to this ad, though they may have raised their own profile a bit. Most men and many women
who saw this ad would laugh at it. Can you imagine a grown macho hoodlum fainting at the sight of a small girl with a gun? It's ludicrous. Then to
have Gunny show up in the ad is a real treat. Overall the major theme of the ad is humor. People will remember it by saying, "Hey! I saw Gunny in a
But there's some good information, too. They illustrated a gun safe that was fast to get into in the dark, yet protected the gun and anyone else from
getting to it. Everyone should have one. They showed proper stance and hand placement as well as the "finger off the trigger' rule. And they showed
how you can defend yourself instead of waiting 30 minutes for the cops to come recover your body.
She was obviously well-trained, and that's a key point and where I would fault the ad. A firearm is not like a point & shoot camera. It would have
been a bit better if they had showed her load a magazine and chamber a round, which is not easy on a Glock. It would have showed off her expertise a
little better. I can't say I would have kept a loaded Glock with a round chambered like that in the safe, but maybe that's just me.
A Glock 19 though? It's only a 9mm. How about a Glock 23? It has a liitle more power. Or maybe a shotgun. But hey, no fair! It was a Glock ad after
edit on 1/23/2013 by schuyler because: (no reason given)