Welcome to the 2010 Olympics, Sponsored by…McDonald’s?

Johnny Sanford :: Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010 1:45 pm

Perhaps I’m over-analyzing this, but when I sat down a few days ago to watch the Snowboarding Halfpipe competition for the 2010 Olympics, I couldn’t help but notice the incessant commercial breaks that kept saying “Eat like an Olympian, go to McDonald’s!”
Is anyone else a little bit embarrassed by this?
Sure, I have moments of weakness when I step beneath the golden arches to grab a quick bite to eat, but in no way do I ever think to myself, “Wow, what would an Olympian eat here? Do Olympians supersize?
Sure, those bobsledders look more like refrigerators than human beings, but I imagine them sneaking up on a sea-lion and eating it with their bare hands. I don’t imagine them standing in a line for a Big Mac. MORE »