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Dave Barry, one of my literary heroes and the guy who is making all the money I should have made if I were only a few years earlier and a lot funnier, once wrote a great piece called “Snuggle Bear Must Die.” Basically, it was a hilarious screed about the commercials we all loved to hate back in the late ‘80s/early 90s and it is a subject I believe certainly bears some revisitation – especially because I find myself near deadline with no clear idea for this column and one “Get Out Of Jail Free” card already spent. But in all honesty, ever since those days of Snuggle Bear and the annoying Yuppie Nissan engineers, or even farther back with horrible radio commercials and print ads, it appears that either the viewing consuming public has become even stupider – if that’s even possible, and we all know it is – or Madison Avenue simply hasn’t learned anything in the last 100 or so years.