German supermarket Edeka has tackled a subject that we all know too well. In short, life gets in the way, but sometimes you just have to go to that extra effort to bring everyone together, especially at this time of the year. It's a tactic that not everyone is appreciating online, but at least it's started a debate on the matter.
WARNING: YOU WILL BAWL. I know, as if Monday mornings aren't trying enough. For the record, I'm still bawling.
It's a pretty extreme measure, but sure you can't blame him. Personally I'd murder him on the spot, but then how could you when he's got such a concrete point.
As for the aforementioned online reaction, it's ranging from...
— Thomas C. Theiner (@noclador) November 30, 2015
— Amy Shek ãƒ„ (@Amy_Shek) November 29, 2015
— HuffPostGoodNews (@goodnews) November 30, 2015
German supermarket makes Christmas commercial that makes me want to crawl into a cave. https://t.co/adVyT90EMG
— Jeff Jarvis (@jeffjarvis) November 28, 2015
A man decides to fake his own death to get together his family on Christmas https://t.co/Roi875awl0
— curefans.com (@curefans) November 29, 2015
And the rather more stark...
EDEKA's horrible Christmas commercial: Its an emotional rape, I don't get how can one sell something like that: https://t.co/SgQnEWOBxI
— Lior Oren (@alodium) November 28, 2015
How did it make you feel?