On the one hand, it’s a little silly to get bent out of shape because your taste in snack food is being casually mocked in a fifteen second commercial. On the one hand, the commercial is not actually correct: people eat veggie platters at parties and get-togethers all the time, especially when it’s offered in contrast to sugar-based snacks. People don’t mind as long as there’s onion dip. And on the gripping hand: people will probably hate you a little if you bring Taco Bell. If you’re going to go grease, bring some wings.
Interesting point from Allahpundit, here: tonight’s Obama pre-Super Bowl interview with Matt Lauer might actually be interesting, in a “let’s slow down to watch the car wreck” sort of way. After all, three years ago the President used the interview to cut the footage for all sorts of Republican attack ads: