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It is a Coke world after all…
March 4, 2009, 10:18 pm
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Well, the cola wars continue.  McDonalds had brought in some Pepsi products (Mountain Dew, Gatorade, and Lipton tea) to test certain markets, but recently they have ended this charade and once again proclaimed to be a Coke brand.

By my count, this is the third crushing moral loss for Pepsi during the last several weeks.  Blogging Stocks points out that “Time‘s Michael Scherer dealt the first blow when he reported on Friday that the Obama administration prefers Coke products to their Pepsi counterparts. In fact, when Scherer quizzed a White House official as to whether the administration truly preferred Coke, the staffer responded, “Don’t most Americans?”  On top of this, Pepsi has been under harsh criticism due to the hoopla surrounding their new logo which apparently has an effect on the earth’s gravitational pull…  ok…?


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