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Holiday Magic or Manipulation? Supermarket’s Commercial Goes Viral.

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The Grandpa Who Stole Christmas

Each year as the holidays roll around, companies and organizations have a new chance to make a lasting Christmas campaign that will stick with us for years.

Everybody knows the Campbell’s Soup ad with the snowman that turns out to be a cold little boy, or the Hershey’s Kisses ad where the holiday-themed chocolates play “We Wish You a Merry Christmas” like a bell choir. But this year, it would seem, one company tried to make things a little darker.

erman grandpa christmas commercial intro

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Start the slideshow below to see the commercial and learn why it’s become a controversial viral hit in just days! Then SHARE and let us know if you think it made its point!