A KFC China Spot Features an Obama Look-Alike Enjoying a Sandwich

By: Peter Vallas - Published:   Updated: Aug 23 2011 • References: kfc.cn & adweek.blogs
A new KFC China spot was recently released on television. The commercial starts off with an Obama look-alike giving a thumbs up in front of a red, white and blue flag while eating the new advertised fish fillet sandwich.

Why the communist nation chose to portray an American president for the spokesperson of a fish fillet sandwich is unbeknownst. The KFC China spot is sure to turn some heads at the White House.

Implications - With increasing frequency, the subject of politics has come to dominate pop culture. Whether a business makes a friendly parody, scathing remarks or offers full-out support for a politician, companies should be more open to participating in the election process because it makes them seem more engaged and involved in developing public matters.

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