March 7, 2008 Mundo Absoluto in Mexico

Nice billboard for Absolut Vodka - In An Absolut World campaign appeared in Mexico. Source: Woody

As mentioned by Reggie in comments - this ad has nothing against USA. It reflects the history when this was formerly Mexican land acquired from Mexico by treaty in 1848. (see the old map)

Mundo Absoluto in Mexico

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164 Responses to “Mundo Absoluto in Mexico”

Do you know if it’s possible to buy this ad?

pear ad is in the current issue of Rolling Stone with Obama on the cover and also the Spainish edition of People

Maybe Absolut should publish an ad showing all Mexicans obeying U.S. laws, entering the country legally and learning English. This ad is a sure way to alienate a huge number of its U.S. customers.

April 3rd, 2008 at 9:52 am David c Beach Says:

How about an ad that shows a mushroom clowd over Mexico and USA people rejoycing that we don’t have to put up a fence to keep law breakers out. Thats no worse than you giving half of our country away. I think i will drink someother vodka, Ablolutly.

Things to come? Absolut Sharia with an image of the Crescent covering the Earth? I’ll never buy Absolut again!

April 3rd, 2008 at 1:38 pm aram karibian Says:

Let me know how your sales are affected by this ad. I think I’ll have a Smirnoff and tonic.

You’ve got to be kidding. No, you’re not–you’re just hopelessly clueless. No more Absolut for me either.

I’ll be pouring my absolut down the drain today. What a bunch of morons.

In an world of Absolut America haters, the USA wouldn’t exist. But, where will the Mexicans run to for jobs and indoor plumbing?

Good thing I drink Stoli and Svedka, superior vodkas anyway. I’m sure Absolut would be more than willing to print an ad critical of Islam…riiiiiight.

This is an outrage! Did you ad crew just take a class in community college or something? How dare you INSULT The United States just to sell your poison to some hispanics. I hope you go under from lack of sales. I know I will work very hard to make that happen.

Pissed about the add? Make it known to the idiots running this corporation!

Jeffrey Moran
Director of Public Relations and Events
The Absolut Spirits Company, Inc.
1370 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10019
Phone, direct: +1 212 641 87 20

This company made a huge mistake - i’ll be letting everyone i know about this ad. I would never purchase their products again.

If Absolut (or Budweiser!) were to run billboards showing the United States extending down into Mexico with just the bottom half left, the shrieks of “RACISM!” and “AMERICAN IMPERIALISM!” would be deafening, but this is A-OK?

Just another reason to drink Ketel One.

April 3rd, 2008 at 3:21 pm yt1300inHtown Says:

Am I dreamiing? I thought I was awake but NO ONE could be this retarded.

I’ll be pouring my bottle out when I get home tonight.


I have called this PR Director and have given him HELL FIRE and I suggest that you do.

As long as you silently bend over there will always be someone lining up behind you to screw you over.

This has to stop.

It’s time to take back our country NOW!

yt1300inHtown Says:
I’ll be pouring my bottle out when I get home tonight.

Well, I would like to see that :)

These folks have used way too much of their product!

April 3rd, 2008 at 3:54 pm Greencardispink Says:

This is “absolute-ly” disgusting and unacceptable.
As a legal immigrant, I am sick of the open borders crowd and the nudge-nudge wink-wink corporate activists that support undermining US sovereignty and the rule of law.

I am forwarding this to everyone I know so they can be sure to avoid Absolute. I am also going to ask that our local vendors stop carrying it in an all-out boycott. It should be delisted from the military exchanges.

Time to get to work!

I saw him do it. I wanted to drink some as I love vodka but I need to support yt! I’ll drink Stoli instead.

“In an Absolut World,” meaning in a drunk world?

April 3rd, 2008 at 4:01 pm fatfunker Says:

Hey do you guys want to see some pictures of some shrubs I planted?

April 3rd, 2008 at 4:02 pm Samurai Gangbang Says:

This ad is pissing off a LOT of people. Gotta RACK it.

Absolut is good shit. Better than Stoli in my opinion. I think tonight I will get fucked up on Absolut and then spam up the Creed board.

April 3rd, 2008 at 4:04 pm Truckload of Mexicans Says:

Vodka is for conos. tequila is better

April 3rd, 2008 at 4:06 pm Richard Glass Says:

Have you guys heard of these things called “wine coolers?” I had one last night and it was “tasty.”

April 3rd, 2008 at 4:08 pm FUCK YEAH!!!!!!!!!! Says:

Scooter did a beer bong full of absolut and now he’s running through the quad with his ballsack on fire!!!!! FCK YEAH!!!!!!!!!!!!

Rack the Trolls!

April 3rd, 2008 at 4:14 pm Car Load of Beaners Says:

I hate to get up in the morning to trabajo. I love to watch soccer and get stupido drunk. I can get eight Mexicans into my Honda Civic.

I guess it’s boycott time.

April 3rd, 2008 at 4:28 pm The Happy Gringo Says:

Getting ready to watch your sales figures plummet.

Why do you need to indulge in hatred - why can’t you just sell vodka instead?

What a completely stupid campaign. Would Absolut have dared run something similar in, say, Greece and Turkey? Pakistan and India? Israel and the Palestinian Territories?

Are they teaching that you maximize sales in one of your largest markets by insulting that market now? What business school did these people go to?

April 3rd, 2008 at 4:50 pm Netboy Reid Says:

I will not drink Absolut Vodka BUTTFACE!

The makers of Absolut have crossed the line. They are now encouraging the overthrow of my country. Screw them.

April 3rd, 2008 at 5:02 pm Jim in Fall River Says:

I love drinking Absolut in the woods.

Once Absolut’s stock drops, me and my Ace Dog plan to buy it. I make like five million dollars a year so it’s do able. I can run the operation from the Red Eye Bar while watching girls in bikinis drink Absolut and pose for pics.

No more Absolut in my house until an apology is issued to the citizens of the United States of America.

The marketing “genius” who came up with this one should be picking lettuce for a living in about a week.

April 3rd, 2008 at 5:27 pm Blackspray Says:

yo, absoloot is okay in a pinch but nothin beats henny when you need to get some mad drink on u know what imsayin

April 3rd, 2008 at 5:28 pm YOUHAVEKICKEDYOUROWNASS Says:

^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ABSOLUT!

read it and weep.

April 3rd, 2008 at 5:29 pm Hitlercock Says:

What the…?



April 3rd, 2008 at 5:31 pm Dave Parker Says:

Somebody dig the hole, this message board is over.

April 3rd, 2008 at 5:31 pm Licka Meballz Says:

I don’t like vodka. I prefer SCHLITZ MALT LIQUOR.

I own this message board just like I owned round 1 of PSU’s smack off but was robbed because those liberal douchebags at t1b rigged it so I wouldn’t win.

that place is filled with fairies

April 3rd, 2008 at 5:36 pm John Lee Pedimore Says:

Big deal,another suction cup arrow from spanky and the gang.

If they really want to sell vodka to mexicans they should show a fat white woman with zits all over her face leaning against an 83′ thunderbird with a big sticker of a bull on the door.


Who wants to talk about my ridiculously priced Italian sunglass and obscenely overpriced luxury German sled?

I know what an intelligent marketing move is: pandering to a bunch of illiterate Mexicans, most of whom are dirt-poor and have no discerning taste anyway, while pissing off millions of savvy Americans, who can, far and away, afford to purchase much more of your product and are more likely to drink it anyway. Genius!
Good thing I’m a gin drinker- unlike Mexicans, as a WASP, I have taste. Vodka blows.

April 3rd, 2008 at 5:51 pm Netboy Reid Says:

I used to drink Absolut waiting outside my coworker’s apartment window…but I will switch to Smirnoff from now on. I am so scared!!!

I predict a sudden decline in the popularity of this vodka in the same way the Dixie Chicks nosedived after their anti-american comments. I have a bottle of Absolut in my freezer and until now have enjoyed drinking it. I will pour it down the drain when I get home tonight and never buy another bottle of Absolut or any other liquor marketed by your company.
And don’t you DARE whine about how unfair this reaction is. You have no one to blame but yourselves.

I never had Absolut before because I drink the wine I make in my tub at home while my future husband is out selling furniture so I can quit my grocery store cashier job anywho I’ll catch you guys later because I have to take Wink out for a walk and I’ll try not to trip over him and blacken my eyes again I am such a klutz haha rack the trolls and stuff.

April 3rd, 2008 at 6:15 pm art price jr. Says:

i once spilled some kettle one on my dinning room table. i guess the wood was a little dry because it sucked most of it up by the time i came back with a wet rag to clean it up. as i separated the section where the leaf goes the thing is acting all tipsy and firmly rubbing up against my crotch. next thing i know i’ve got the leaf out and i’m making sweet love to the gap between the two sections. the table and i have been sharing kettle one every night since.

I will never do business with this company again. I will never buy another bottle of Absolut, and I will make sure when I go out to tell the bartender to use Grey Goose in my drinks. This is total bullshit.

1st Rack the trolls

2nd Whoever made this ad needs to have their ass raped by a harley powered chainsaw


Fuck off wetbacks

April 3rd, 2008 at 6:24 pm boatload of cubans Says:

What about us mang?????????????

I just got a list of all the products this company sells. Rest assured, I will NEVER buy from them again. Further, I will be spreading the word of this asinine ad campaign in an attempt to enlarge the boycot.

Jut pull out of America altogther and focus on Mexico. I’m sure the coffers will FILL!!

I’m disgusted.

April 3rd, 2008 at 6:28 pm ABSOLUT SUCKS Says:


April 3rd, 2008 at 6:46 pm Can we say BOYCOTT Says:

More business for the OTHER brands.

You and your potato juice are no longer welcome here. Why don’t you go take over the tesquilla market and leave us the h!@# alone.

April 3rd, 2008 at 6:52 pm criminalien Says:

Absolut sucks giant, sweaty donkey balls.
Effen vodka is much better, and more fun to say.

“Give me some Effen vodka!!!”

April 3rd, 2008 at 6:57 pm Booze Allen Hamilton Says:

Everybody just shut up and drink!

April 3rd, 2008 at 9:34 pm Supercock Says:



My Absolut Citron sure looked pretty swirling around the toilet.

I’m a Grey Goose and Ultimat man from here on out.

What’s Spanish for “dumbass company”?

Might come true if we elect that racist traitor Obama.

You gotta’ be kidding me! You’re catering to 20 million illegals while hacking off 260 million U. S.citzens? This is sheer stupidity.

You just made a crucial mistake. I have just poured a full bottle of your product down the drain and I will not be replacing it with your product again. And I am forwarding this to all my friends and family, and encouraging them to forward it to their friends and family. Let’s see just how many bottles of your vodka we can send back to you unopened. How dare you insult the American people like this. How can you ever expect the US to take you seriously again. You have just opened a can of worms that you will regret opening. I hope the Mexican sales can make up for the loss of sales to Americans.

My Dad was and Ad man on Madison ave for 40 years. He’s dead now but I’ll bet he’s rolling over laughing in his grave at this one!

What a bunch of dumb asses!!!

Yet another reason to drink gin…

Ah yes,

In an Absolut world …

There would be no Stanford University, no Silicon Valley,
no Lockheed Skunkworks …

Then again, there’d be no Berkley, and Ahhnold would be a washed up former star. Tough trade, maybe?

Absolut Brand Suicide. I have been a loyal and regular Absolut customer for years (Mandarin and Citron, especially) but those days are over effective immediately. I’m a lawyer, not an marketing genius, but do they really think they can sell more vodka in Mexico than they can here? Dumb, dumb, dumb.

Absolut Goodbye.

I say we gather all the fooking wetback garbage picking illegal wetbacks and catapult them over teh border.
After a while they wont physically be able to climb over the piles of bodies


STUPID ASSHOLE marketing fuck
I hope a wetback with a 18″ dick ass rapes his whole family without lube

Glug. There went another bottle down the drain.

What a bunch of fools. Hope they like the unemployment line. Maybe they can move to Mexico to find jobs. Oh, wait, the Mexicans don’t allow immigration.

we coming to take ALL yo fucking jobs, ese and yo women next
You gringos have gotten lazy and shit
We taking yo country over and you ain gonna do a damn thing ese

April 3rd, 2008 at 11:49 pm Founding Father Says:

I won’t buy another drink with Absolut in it!

If you do a search you can see that Absolut was just bought out by a French company. I think what happened is a disgrunted marketing person decided to sabotage the brand as a going away present. I can’t imagine any marketing group doing as much damage to a brand this fast unless it was intentional.

I’m an owner of seven restaurant/bar businesses in the Atlanta/North Georgia area, and a part owner of a licensed distributor.

I have just removed the Absolut brand from all upcoming orders, and have called my managers to remove existing stock from the shelves. (I’m not sure what I’ll do with it, I admit. Molotov cocktails at Absolut HQ would be excessive and illegal. Perhaps water it and sell it secondhand, to undermine the brand? Nah; also probably illegal. I’ll think of something.)

I’m wondering how long to boycott, and thinking: Until (a.) a profuse apology, (b.) a change of management/advertising execs, or (c.) ten years, whichever comes first. Seems reasonable.

Moreover, I imagine I can get some public goodwill by putting up a sign explaining why we don’t serve the Absolut brand, with a picture of the offending ad. If I know my customers, they’ll not only agree, but stop purchasing Absolut for themselves or at other restaurants.

Gone, baby, gone. Lets hope Absolut gets the message. Heck, lets hope the entire company folds.

Stinking anti-American jerks. I hope you go out of business, but there are just enough America haters to keep scum like you in business.

If you Absolute people thought this ad would keep me purchasing your product as I have for years, you’re dead wrong. Go peddle your insulting ads in Mexico; my Cosmo’s will feature another vodka from this moment forward. I’m done with Absolute!

What monumental corporate stupidity! Did the genius who approved this ad also once work for Coke, and come up with the idea to kill off Classic Coke?

In addition to boycotting Absolut and associated products you can contact others besides Jeffrey Moran at Absolut. Also contact the new parent company Pernod Ricard. (Note their stated corp values and how this Absolut advertising campaign fits in…). Let’s give ‘em exactly what they deserve for this slander…

April 4th, 2008 at 12:45 am GLuttonousGourami Says:

Absolut used to be my brand of choice, now I’ll be drinking Kettle One, or Stolichnaya. Way to lose a loyal customer because you felt the need to appeal to the criminals of what amounts an invasion. Hope it was worth it.

April 4th, 2008 at 1:23 am No more Absolut Says:

Since this company is so hot to cede half the US to Mexico, I look forward their move to Mexico City. I’m sure the business climate down there is much better than it is in the evil Anglo/Euro world.

Im sure the people of California, Utah, Arizona and New Mexico would rather live in a third world septic tank that millions run away from that be part of the United States

It’s just an ad. In an absolut world there would have never been a war between Mexico and US.

April 4th, 2008 at 1:47 am UngaBunga Says:

NEVER again will I drink another drink made with absolut.

You dont put ads like that up and expect to keep an American customer base.

Screw that.

Absolut is trash to me now and in the trash it goes.

Well Absolut was my brand up until now. I’ll switch to Tanqueray Sterling. I leave hispandering companies in the dust as soon as they show their true colors. The can take their globalist ideas and stick them where the sun don’t shine. What idiots came up with an idea that was sure to set off the citizens.

BTW, since when does a Mexican drink anything but tequila and Budwiser?

Unbelievable! We will no longer buy their product.

April 4th, 2008 at 2:08 am Too Cool for Absolut Says:

I’ll never drink your swill. As if we don’t already have a hideous illegals problem in the US, you clowns have to pander to their dreams of ripping this country apart. I’ll make sure all my friends know about this too. You guys are done.


I will forever refer to Absolut as “That Mexican Vodka”

Sorry but you will never get a dime from me and my family again.

April 4th, 2008 at 2:26 am brunatega Says:

i’ve had a looong relationship with absolut…

i’ve dumped out what i had and will never again buy anything this company represents..

kiss my ass

I’ve enjoyed Absolut’s various vodkas for the last 18 years, but no more. This is a hot button issue with few equals in the US right now and most of the folks that feel deeply about it will NOT let this go unpunished.

This ad will go down in history as one of the biggest blunders in advertising history.

April 4th, 2008 at 3:00 am John Free Says:


Never ever will absolut enter my household again.

What idiot approved this ad campaign.

absolute, you will cease to exist as a known brand in America over this…I am sending this to all my friends and relatives…and asking them to pass it on….to all their friends and relatives.

In white man country you are now a “four letter word”.

April 4th, 2008 at 3:14 am Simple Man Says:

Absolut - you absolut-ly lost me as a customer! Polite words fail to come to mind that would express the disgust and loathing your ad has generated in me for your company.

April 4th, 2008 at 3:23 am Clemdoggie Says:

Absolut, FXXK YOU!

You gringos are gonna be workin for us
We gon take your alamo and piss on it, gringos

April 4th, 2008 at 3:31 am Richard Glass Jr. Says:

Absolut is DOG PISS!!! Anybody who drinks it SUCKS!!!!!!!!

What is this pouring it out thing all about???? You alaready paid for it!!!! drink it, don’t pour it out!!! IDIOTS11!

“What is this pouring it out thing all about???? You alaready paid for it!!!! drink it, don’t pour it out!!! IDIOTS11″!

LOL! That is pretty stupid!

Absolut Boycott.

Absolut morons. Nice job of sticking a sharp stick into the eye of your potential American customers. It’s Stoli for me from now on.

April 4th, 2008 at 5:36 am Boycott Absolut Says:

I hope Absolute Morons can replace tequila with the illegal invaders. We know the Muslim terrorist running across our boarder can’t drink alcohol.

this is war. the United States of America will win the battles and eventually the war. ive been seeing this anti american pro mexican shit for the last 5 years id say. mexico has several politicians in office in the USA and americans vote for these foriegners. theyre using our leftist court system as tool to win over their mythological aztlan. mexico is using our colleges as a way to help their goal of conquering USA territory. mexico’s hatred toward America goes back many years, they were against us in WW2. mexico is not smart, but they are extremely driven to conquer USA territory. mexican flags are going up all over my home state of california. that is war. remember what roosevelt said? every american is angry at our governments incompetence. I urge all of you to go to and search: aztlan, mecha and la raza. these organizations are enemies, of all americans. these organizations also stress civil disobedience. the mexican invasion is the largest invasion from one country into another in the history of mankind. any invasion means war. we will win, but it may be a blood bath. when your running down my country youre walking on the greatest fighting nation ever created. rack um and bag um

April 4th, 2008 at 7:55 am Pissed Off Says:

Jeffrey Moran
Director of Public Relations and Events
The Absolut Spirits Company, Inc.
1370 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10019





April 4th, 2008 at 7:57 am ACT NOW, DEPORT ILLEGALS Says:


Let the Boycott begin! What a bunch of arrogant morons!

April 4th, 2008 at 10:33 am Laughing at the Crybabies Says:

God you americans are so sensitive.
Of course, American advertising has never ever outright made fun of other countries. haha

Well, don’t worry, absolut! I will keep buying your products, and I am Canadian so my money is worth twice as much as american money anyway! Hahaha

(uh oh, are you guys gonna come attack Canada now because of my joke? Maybe I better send you all a box of tissues because you are obviously under a lot of stress. hahaha)

Absolut better pray that this story doesn’t hit the Drudge Report, if it does their sales will plunge in the U.S.

Get over it ffs, it’s just an advert.

April 4th, 2008 at 1:13 pm Tim Hollowell Says:

I used to drink absolut but will switch to another brand. You Europeans disgust me to the core. If it had not been for the Americans you would be serving Hitlers Regime. How quickly you forget. We are a nation of LAWS, unlike you spineless Europeans. You should think before you put your foot in your mouth. Like your brother Chavez, I will not purchase your Vodka again like I will not purchase his gas. Hope that we will never have to come to your countries rescue again. But I am sure we will. You are close to falling again as you were before.

April 4th, 2008 at 1:21 pm Well Duh... Says:

Well, if you think about it for a second, all that would do is add more land to Mexico…

In that absolut world, it’s still Mexico, except larger, facing the same problems, with a smaller USA to escape to, lol. This ad is coflicted in the fact that, if that area WAS mexico, Arizona etc. wouldn’t be there, and neither would the niceties… so really, its a pretty stupid ad, in logic, and in the way it blasphemes the US…

Definitely staying away from the Absolut brand, their ads are always stupid looking anyway, and don’t really bring on the urge to go binge drinking.

April 4th, 2008 at 1:23 pm Tim Hollowell Says:

And to the Canadian too, you wouldn’t be worth what you are if it wasn’t for the GREAT U.S.A.,. We have protected your country too. So, keep laughing and think about your sarcastic remark when your socialist country comes under attack. The first ones you will call is the Americans so that more of us can die for your country. Grow up! We have been down before but we always bring ourselves back up and we will do it again without your help. Go U.S.A. !

Fuck USA!!!!!

April 4th, 2008 at 1:31 pm Tim Hollowell Says:

Don’t be JEALOUS! You say that now Phill.

I’d say you have better things to do than complaining about an advertisement.

>You Europeans disgust me to the core. If it had not been for the Americans you would be serving Hitlers Regime.

Oh, yeah, and if it had not been for the europeans, now you would be living in Europe because the USA wouldn’t exist. Please, man, there is life outside America, for god’s sake, you’re not the center of the world.

I won’t be buying absolute vodka anymore
this ad is disgusting

In an Absolut world they can Kiss My @ZZ!

April 4th, 2008 at 1:56 pm Tim Hollowell Says:

Thats why my ancestors left Europe. Thank God they had enough sense to leave. We like to be individuals here. Not one of the flock. We do have a mind of our own. And no, we are not the center of the world, but the world only calls on The U.S.A. when they need defending then they want to damn us when things are going good for them. Defend your own country and fight your own wars. It has always been done at the expense of the Americans. We should be so ashamed at defending the world for freedom. If it were not for us I doubt you would be sitting at your computer downing our country today. But I suppose that has been all forgotten. We know the truth here.

April 4th, 2008 at 2:08 pm Tim Hollowell Says:

And to Pancho Villa, we in America know what you are about and do not think for one minute you have gotten over on the real american. I think your free ride may be coming to an end soon. Hope you enjoyed it. Where is my Illegal Waiter?

I’ve not said that you americans are wrong in everything. Just you’re not the only ‘free and democratic’ country in the world, but most of you like to think that.

And, please, don’t pretend that when you fight a war, you do it just for ‘defending the world’. Everything your country do (and mine as well, just like every country) is for self-interest. USA is a country like any other, not less, but not more.

April 4th, 2008 at 2:35 pm Tim Hollowell Says:

Thank you Reif for clarifying that. I am very proud to be an American and am tired of seeing and hearing my country slammed. and I do agree with you about self interest in defending your country. But I am also tired of Illlegals from 3rd world Mexico downing us and flooding in here. If they hate us and our ways why come here? We have the whole world wanting to come here and change our country and our way of living. If you want to live and have a country like you lived in….just stay where you are at. I don’t want to change my way of living because of some foreigner. You came here…adapt to our way of living, not us adapting to your way of living.

April 4th, 2008 at 2:59 pm Prez Bush Says:

America is the center of the world, look at a map you dumbasses!

Why does the rest of the world buy our clothes, listen to our music, take our foreign aid? The rest of the world is jealous and because we have hit a very small speedbump, they all decided it’s time to jump on the bandwagon. News flash morons, we will remember this when you need help. Don’t come crying to us next time your country is invaded.

Mexico is a shithole, Canada is a joke, aye.

No need to invade Canada since they are mostly French…they will just surrender anyway:)

“Why does the rest of the world buy our clothes”?

Are you sure it is US clothes? Isn’t it Chinese clothes? :)

Hit them where it hurts most….Don’t buy their product.
Screw them…After all, it’s not gasoline that we have no choice but to purchase….

I’ve got an idea … how about an Absolut map of Sweden covered with a Nazi Flag or Hammer & Sickle Communist Flag. How would they like that Absolut World????

April 4th, 2008 at 3:17 pm consumer no more Says:

Consumer no more
I am absolutely discussed with the Mexican ad. Every day I deal with intolerance from people whom believe this is how the borders are. I live in Tucson Arizona and racism is everyday life. This ad encourages this behavior, but I don’t think I need to remind the Swedes on how it feels. This is like pisssing in my grand dad face. My grandpa was one of 13 out of 60 whom returned from Normandy. Thanks for the disrespect.

In this Absolut world more of North America would be mired in absolute poverty. How could anyone, even Mexicans, want that?

April 4th, 2008 at 3:37 pm consumer no more Says:

I got a question for Laughing at the Crybabies.
When was the last time some foreigner treated you like you are the foreigner in Canada.
Hey at least we can agree on one thing litterbugs, Canadians always cry about litterbugs Ae.

I will NEVER purchase any of your product again. And I will ask everyone I know to take similar action. Your Mexico ad was cheap and despicable. Here’s a suggestion: keep out of politics and just sell booze.

April 4th, 2008 at 3:44 pm Done with Absolut Says:

Hell will freeze before I buy anything from this company. And, suprise suprise, Jeffrey Moron’s email inbox has been closed. Can’t face the music I guess.
And for the idiot Euros who want to pee on America, call somebody else the next time the Germans get up on the wrong side of the bed.

I will NEVER drink your foul liquid again!! I will be drinking a lot of Grey Goose from now on!! Do you actually think this is humorous?? IDIOTAS??

Dear Mr. Moran-
I know I’ll be showing this to my American friends who will also be flushing your crap down the toilet! You make more money off of American people and you live where? We do not need to tolerate more typical arrogant New Yorker BS stuffed down our throats!
I’ll go to Greenpoint to get some real Polish Vodka- Bak’s Zubrowka Bison Brand or Spiritus!

Hasta la vista, baby,
Jean B.
Long Island, NY

Pernod wins auction for Vin & Sprit
[which owns Absolut]
Published: 31 Mar 2008, 07:43 CET

“The Swedish government said on Monday that it had sold the Vin & Sprit group (V&S) which owns Absolut vodka to the giant drinks group Pernod Ricard of France for €5.626 billion ($8.88 billion).”

Well, then the transaction very recent and thus the Swedish government has as much responsibility for the ad s Pernod Ricard. I say, go after both.

All those who were involved at Absolut in arranging for the ad must be FIRED, whether from the Swedish government, V&S, or Absolut. The Swedish government must issue a formal apology to the United States, with which it is a formal ally by treaty.

Not that it would be good enough. It’s unforgivable. Absolut will pay and pay.

I like this marketing cmapign I will drink more absolut than ever, Return what your fucking pirate countrie steel to Mexico. Fucking pirates sons, hamburguer brain, apache killers.

Try this e-mail, too. It’s not shut down yet.

looks like it is time to annex old mexico and divide it up into smaller states with English names. would be nice for the US Gov’t to finally get tax dollars from the long time freeloaders south of the border.

Hey Fco Gama,

Even if we did give all that land to mexico you would then be crossing those new borders to get into the USA. Face it, with NATFA and plenty of oil your country is still a hopeless third world nation. Instead blaming the USA for your incompetence why don’t you get your own house in order…you jackass.

correction… NAFTA not NATFA! doh! :D

April 4th, 2008 at 5:36 pm pissed off Says:

Absolut will suffer for this ad. I can’t believe they published this. Pandering to people who would like nothing better than to overthrow my country. They want to turn it into a toilet like their own country. They think that if they had this land that it would still prosper… You can’t prosper if you’re not willing to work for it. I hope Absolut goes bankrupt over this.

April 4th, 2008 at 5:38 pm causeiambetta Says:

emailed absolute, what a horrible marketing mistake. ‘Niche’ marketing indeed

April 4th, 2008 at 5:43 pm John Wayne Says:

Absolut is owned by VS Group, which is owned, in turn, by the nation of Sweden. Therefore, we should boycott not only this swill vodka but everything Swedish because this is, in effect, an act of WAR against the USA by Sweden by encouraging the invasion/takeover of our national territory.


April 4th, 2008 at 5:43 pm A Great American Says:

I am absolutely done buying anything sold by your anti-America company.

“Absolut is owned by VS Group, which is owned, in turn, by the nation of Sweden.”

ABSOLUT was sold to Pernod Ricard from France.

April 4th, 2008 at 5:52 pm John Wayne Says:

Yes, the ad was created during the Swedish Govt’s. ownership/management. It is THEIR responsibility, not Pernod/Ricard’s (though they should now quickly remove this ad and issue an apology/disclaimer too.)

Folks, this is an act of WAR by SWEDEN! There is nothing less that can be inferred. Sweden’s ambassador should be called to the State Dept. and given a formal demand for apology.

I for one just wrote to the State Dept on their email response page at their website and I encourage others to do the same.

April 4th, 2008 at 6:14 pm The competition Says:

Thank you ABSOLUT.

Love, your competitors

wow. you guys are pissed. you do know that that was all part of Mexico before they lost it - so it’s just an ad lamenting what could have been. if you knew your geography you would know that this isn’t an imperial ad, but one that looks to the past.

oh, and jeez, tone down the xenophobia:

“I know what an intelligent marketing move is: pandering to a bunch of illiterate Mexicans, most of whom are dirt-poor and have no discerning taste anyway, while pissing off millions of savvy Americans, who can, far and away, afford to purchase much more of your product and are more likely to drink it anyway. Genius!
Good thing I’m a gin drinker- unlike Mexicans, as a WASP, I have taste. Vodka blows.”

You dumbass,
France bought Absolut from Sweden a few days ago..

Don’t you americans know anything?
Or do you just wanna fight with everyone.

Adios Absolut, Hola Grey Goose

Some of the comments of Americans here trouble me.
Act of war by sweden?
Have you forgetten that Sweden is neutral and has not been involved in a war for over 200 years?

Unlike you trigger-happy yanks.

Not everything is about America. Not everyone is trying to get you. Stop being so paranoid. It amazes me that more Americans seems to be offended about this ad, only because it doesn’t involve America. Why not go and protest against the war America is inflicting on the world?

Why is this ad in english? I’m sure a lot of Mexicans speak/read english, but the vast majority don’t.

April 4th, 2008 at 7:32 pm screw passerby Says:

true, not everything is about america…BUT THIS AD IS A REDRAWN MAP OF AMERICA, DOUCHEBAG. and considering a lot of americans (tennesseeans, in particular…thus our nickname the ‘volunteer state’) went out west to help win independence for texas, and to fight the mexican-american war…it is an issue of national pride. it would be one thing if it were an ad of upstate new york being part of canada, since we really didn’t have much success militarily on canadian soil. that would be ironic and/or funny. we crushed mexico, twice. that may inform some people’s anger over this ad…just maybe.

now we have an immigration problem on our southern border, maybe you’ve heard about it? maybe the ad rubs some folks the wrong way. maybe you should watch the name calling before some trigger-happy ‘yanks’ drop a huge turd on your penny-ante country. prick.

It’s just a reminder of 150 years “anniversary” of the historical fact that this was old Mexican land before it became USA… nothing less nothing more…

“pm admin Says:
It’s just a reminder of 150 years “anniversary” of the historical fact that this was old Mexican land before it became USA… nothing less nothing more…”

Not to the thieves that illegally enter this country daily to destroy the middle class at the request of our traitorous leaders. These people actually think they should get there old turf back so they can turn it into the 3rd world shit hole that they love so much. You corporate types have have a clue but the bottom line. I’m on a mission to make this “ad” more well known. Goal is to get Drudge to post it. We’ll see how your sales in the USA do then won’t we!!!

April 4th, 2008 at 7:58 pm Another One Says:

I will never buy Absolut again, and I’ll make damn sure everyone I know is informed of this anti-American gimmick as well.

The backlash is only beginning.

Absolut just lost another loyal drinker of 20 years.

lol, looks like Michelle Malkin

Admin, you better run tell your masters that the fan done fell in a big old pile of stink!!!

Yes, it was part of mexico, but is no longer. What’s the point of looking to the past like this? Also, the slogan, In An Absolut World, suggests that this is the preferable scenario. This is insulting to America and just an overall stupid ad campaign. Oh, and that’s not geography, since a country’s borders have nothing to do with studying the land features, it’s history.
I do agree, though, that the racism is unwarranted. Especially since the Swedish company put this ad out (before the French bought it).

I have the exacr niche market for your products, Flushed down the toilet. A fitting splash for toilet water.

Darwin Award finalist, PR/Marketing Category.


As an American who happens to have hispanic ancestors, I am extremely offended by this advertisement.

I will never buy absolut vodka again. You’ve lost a loyal customer.

The Absolut world be different for the anyone who approved this ad. I will Absolut(ly) never by this brand of vodka again.

We used to drink 3 bottles of Absolut a month. I swear on my father’s grave that we will never touch Absolut again.

April 4th, 2008 at 9:01 pm Mark Hammitt Says:

Yeah, right. “In an Absolut world” must be advocating, what, the lost art of cartography?

That “giant sucking sound” is my Absolut swirling its way down the toilet. Absolutely no Absolut.

April 4th, 2008 at 9:12 pm Mark Hammitt Says:

Hey, Fco Gama. You really know how to hurt Americans: “F*****g pirates’ sons.” What, did you just step out of a bad 18th century novel?

April 4th, 2008 at 9:38 pm ms. stery Says:

it troubles me to read all this fire directed at everyone except what is really to blame..all I see here is a whole bunch of prejudice, of course with some exceptions. I see lots of racism in the comments here and that troubles me much more than what an old map of the region. I wonder if the add had instead taken the whole globe to be U.S. territory, if that would trouble anyone as much?

I think it’s time to close comments to this topic. Everything was said already and I don’t need more racism and blaming here.



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