You know that is very interesting. I was thumbing through a bunch of old Guns&Ammo magazines that my dad found while he was cleaning out the grage. They were ones I had bought back in 86-89.
Well what do I see but a sweepstakes offer form Jeep and COLT FIREARMS!!!!!!! Not Jeep and Kleenex tissues
January 27, 2003, 03:21 PM
Is it a Series 70? :D
January 27, 2003, 04:07 PM
Nope, more like a series 88. :)
January 27, 2003, 05:36 PM
Today's Jeep cartoon
Edited to add Jeep's message:
With great sadness, the Jeep brand says goodbye to the great cartoonist who immortalized the heroic enlisted men of WWII. Bill Mauldin 1921-2003
Also, I just noticed that the copyright for the cartoon is
2003 Stars and Stripes
January 27, 2003, 05:47 PM
Folks, I think that the tissues would be quite in order here. I don't think Jeep was trying to make a political statement save to say they and others like myself are sad about Bill's passing. Just my opinion though.
January 27, 2003, 06:01 PM
Path, that is the way I see the cartoon too. Expressing a feeling of loss with Mr. Mauldin's passing.
I don't think they wanted a repeat of the flap from their deer release ad a few years back.
January 27, 2003, 06:23 PM
The only thing that urks me about the new cartoon is, why did they have to label the box of tissues? What else would I have thought it was?
January 27, 2003, 07:13 PM
The jeep was not what died in this matter. I think they were pretty logical.
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