The Golden Globes had its ups and downs, but no can argue that the world stopped and winced when McDonald's unveiled a new commercial basically touting the company as a hero of the people. Here it is:
As our friend Alonso Duralde of The Wrap noted:
McDonald's is presenting itself as the face of corporate kindness? PAY YOUR EMPLOYEES A LIVING WAGE. #GoldenGlobes
– Alonso Duralde (@ADuralde) January 12, 2015
The only rational response, right? Well, here's another: A new YouTube clip parodies the Golden Globes commercial with a montage of (purportedly) real McDonald's sign. The music really gives this a poetic feel.