McDonald’s new ad: Should tragedy sell Big Macs?

The new McDonald’s commercial which aired Sunday during the Golden Globes and NFL playoffs has been receiving more feedback – both good and bad – than anyone expected.

The commercial features a montage of McDonald’s signs with featuring community messages rather than advertisements. The signs included everything from happy birthday and get well soon sentiments to more dramatic message such as “we remember 9/11,” “Boston Strong,” and “God gave us a miracle” Some signs were damaged, evoking disaster and hardship.

Layered on top of this montage a children’s choir sang “Carry On” by Fun. READ MORE.