One of the best Super Bowl ads of all time is coming under fire in conservatives quarters. Chrysler’s “Halftime in America” offended many on the Right with innuendo about the wisdom and effectiveness of government bailouts to Detroit.

Instead of griping about the tastelessness of Chrysler’s ad, conservatives should co-opt it.

“People are out of work and their hurting, and they’re wondering what they can do to make a comeback.”

We need a comeback because Barack Obama has done such a poor job. Three years ago, almost to the day of the controversial ad, Obama said, referring to the economy ” if I don’t have this done in three years, then there’s going to be a one-term proposition.”

There are nine million fewer people working now than when the president took office. Foreclosures are up. Gas prices are up. The deficit is spiraling out of control.

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