Nuggets of Wisdom

Monday, September 14, 2009

Adultery Website Advertises on Television

Commercials for singles hotlines and erectile dysfunction treatment were bad enough. Now there are commercials for “married dating and affairs” services? What has this country come to?

"Live is Short. Have an Affair."

So ends a truly disgraceful television commercial for the "married dating and affairs" website AshleyMadison.com.

Readers might recall that the MRC's Brent Bozell wrote in February about how the NFL refused to allow this organization's commercials to be broadcast during this year's Super Bowl.

According to National Review's Kathryn Jean Lopez, the following ad by this adultery advocate actually aired on MSNBC last Wednesday during -- of all things! -- the post-presidential address commentary (h/t Hot Air):

That websites like this exist is certainly not shocking.

But that national cable outlets would air their commercials certainly is.

Of course, what should one expect from a network that actually gives Keith Olbermann a stage from which to spew his moronic vitriol?

Exit question: Are television commercials promoting adultery about to become as commonplace as ads for curing erectile dysfunction?

Readers are advised that the exact time this ad aired last Wednesday is not known. As such, it is possible this was part of a local cable purchase and not broadcast nationally.

Here’s the commercial:

I say it again: What has this country come to?

If this adultery-pushing website needs a new idea for a commercial, here’s a proposed script:

Are you married? Is your wife no longer the goddess she once was on your honeymoon? Are your kids becoming a pain in your rear? Ever wished you could start over on your love life?

We at AshleyMadison.com can help. Allow us to set you up with someone 10x hotter than your boring old wife.

Who knows? Maybe if your affair really heats up, you can get the courage to dump your ball-and-chain and her brats and start a new life with your mistress. And if things don’t work out with your new marriage, we’ll always be here to hook you up with someone hotter.

AshleyMadison.com: Breaking homes is our expertise.

But perhaps that commercial would reveal the company’s true nature.