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What's the problem here ?

I sincerely hope people are not upset about a company marketing towards people of different sexual orientation. If you are then shame on you.

there is not one single person in this universe that has he right to be upset about such a thing. Live your life and stop trying to control other peoples, non-violent decisions.

My first post here. I've been a life long Ford man, I own Ford stock, I have a 1964 Gallaxie 500 427 4 speed I'm rebuilding from the frame up. And what Ford is doing makes me sick.

The problem is that Ford is acting like a liberal social club instead of a automobile manufacturing company.

I don't disagree with what you are saying about people having the right to do as they please, but that isn't Ford's problem. Ford is promoting a lifestyle that most of people they want to sell cars to believe is perverted. Whether it really is pervered or not doesn't matter; preception is more powerful than reality. And doing that is nothing but stupidity and people hardly ever pay good money for stupid ideas.

Ford needs to knock off the social comments visa vie their commercials and get back to business. Their dealers I know don't make serivce a priority, their products are for the most part good quality, but way too many models are what would have been popular 4 or 5 years ago. There are only two models I can think of that are actually attractive to their intended market; the Mustang and the GT-40. Both are selling well even though the dealers are screwing their customers by holding their inventory until they can sell the cars for more than their sticker price.

In a nut shell here is what Ford should do IMO.

1. Knock off the social statements in their commercials. Just sell cars you idiots!

2. Get the product lines updated.

3. Shape up their dealer network by; a:any dealer holding up customers for over the sticker price loses their dealership. b:incentiveize, preach and require excellent service of every dealer.

I really hope Ford can get their act together, but from what I know or see, there is little hope. I have little hope becuase the problems Ford must overcome are not just financial; they are deep rooted ideology and getting people to change their attitude is a much more difficult problem than just reducing your production costs.


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