03 February 2014

Just another reason why I can't stand society

As many would agree, the commercials are the best part of the Super Bowl (especially this Super Bowl). One commercial that made quite the impact was Coca-Cola's "America the Beautiful" commercial, which featured the song being sung by people representing many types of cultures and languages, all of which can be found within the United States.

Personally, I think the commercial is a beautiful and truthful representation of our nation; however, many - and I mean many - people think otherwise. I have seen several comments claiming that it is "un-American" and a "disgrace" to sing our "national anthem" in something other than English. I have seen so many comments claiming that "we speak English here" and, unfortunately, much more. Well, I have a few words for people who say things like this:

1. "America the Beautiful" is not our national anthem. If you were wondering, it's actually called "The Star-Spangled Banner."
2. Sure, English-speakers make up a majority of the population, but we do not all "speak English here." In fact, the United States does not even have an official language. 
3. America is infamous for being a "melting pot," meaning we are made up of various cultures, races, religions, languages, etc. 

Please, know your facts before you make disgraceful comments online and embarrass yourself. 

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