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Sympathy for the luxury car buyer

Here’s a teaser for the commercial that Mercedes Benz will run in a couple of weeks during Super Bowl XLVII ($4 million for 30 seconds):

That’s right. A teaser for a frigging car commercial featuring the great Rolling Stones song. (After “The Weight” was featured in a cell phone ad a few years ago, I lost my final illusions.)

Not only could the dish washing guy never afford a new Mercedes, he’d probably be docked from his meager pay for the cost of those plates he dropped.