... buying a big ol’ Snapple peach iced tea, because that stuff is tasty. And I see by the checkout counter a display for “Commemorative Obama Water.”
That’s 16-ounce bottles of water with pictures of Barack Obama and his family on it. Price: $1.59.
The whole concept just froze me where I stood. Commemorative Obama Water. What the hell is commemorative water? I mean, two hours after you drink it, you take your Commemorative Obama Piss, and that’s it. Commemoration over.
Maybe you’re supposed to save the plastic bottle and pass it down to your grandkids.
I’m not the only blogger who noticed this in a 7-Eleven today. Here’s another.
There’s something sad about a lousy merchandising idea. Someone in an office somewhere probably got this brainstorm while standing at the water cooler. He looked at the paper cup in his hand, filled with water, and he thought, “Oh hell yeah!”
Then he ran to his boss. “You are gonna be real glad you hired me,” he probably said. “Sit down, boss. I don’t want your knees to buckle when you hear this. ...”