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Old Jan 31, 18, 5:45 pm
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Originally Posted by COSPILOT View Post
Matthew McConaughey makes it appear that driving a Lincoln is pure bliss, but its advertising and I know the difference. Cessna makes it appear that a new 182 is luxury travel, but having owned one, I know the difference. Advertising is always going to be different than reality, and what United is doing is no different. Should United offer a tired photo of me, in E+, after a long week of travel, having not scored an upgrade to F as their advertising photo? I hope not.
Does the Lincoln commercial show an eight cylinder engine firing when the car only comes with 4 or 6 cylinder engines as a choice? Everyone knows that advertising portrays products in the best possible light. But despite all the inane examples you want to make, United is just lying about quantitative facts here.
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