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So, Budweiser’s Super Bowl Ad Is All About Immigration

This year’s big Budwesier Super Bowl ad will forgo Clydesdales and lost dogs in favor of an American tale that tells the (truncated) story of two immigrants named Eberhard Anheuser and Adolphus Busch who went on to make the beer that everyone drinks when there isn’t anything better available. It’s a narrative that’s shockingly relevant in today’s political climate.

Of course, the ad was planned so far in advance that the advertisers clearly didn’t intend to touch on the hot-button political issue of this very moment. That issue being President Steve Bannon’s — er, Donald Trump’s Muslim ban; and anyway Budweiser is made by an international brewing conglomerate bent on dominating its industry. But it’s maybe a small, unintentional reminder that even innocuous lagers, that most patriotic of beers, came from somewhere else.

So, Budweiser’s Super Bowl Ad Is All About Immigration