Apparently Turkey’s state-owned airline is so flush with cash that it can afford to sponsor the Super Bowl and buy ads promoting the film, “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.”
First up, here’s the set of the pre-game show on CBS:
"Welcome back to Super Bowl Today, presented by Turkish Airlines." MY WORLDS HAVE COLLIDED pic.twitter.com/cxQCYy3RU9
— Victoria Chiesa (@vrcsports) February 7, 2016
America is so anti-Muslim that a state-run airline for a large Muslim country is sponsoring the Super Bowl? OK — got it.
Now for the ads!
Here’s Jesse Eisenberg, who plays Lex Luther in the film, urging tourists to visit Metropolis:
— Dias Ananda (@nanduto) February 7, 2016
And here’s Ben Affleck telling people to come to Gotham City:
— Gia ✝ (@_Lolai_) February 7, 2016
But we agree with this:
Turkish Airlines just ran an ad suggesting I book a flight to Gotham City. Yo, I don't want to fly airlines that believe in fictional places
— Rodger Sherman (@rodger_sherman) February 7, 2016