Super Bowl Sunday: "So God Made a Farmer" Steals the Show

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Opinion

It’s quite rare for farmers to be front and centre in mainstream media. Still more rare is to see a speech made in the late 70s start trending on Twitter during the Super Bowl, but that’s exactly what happened. While the game wound down and the 49’ers very nearly made a comeback, you’d think Twitter would have been full of Tweets about plays and time-outs and bad calls. Instead, #SoGodMadeAFarmer was trending — all because of a Ram Truck ad featuring Paul Harvey’s speech delivered to the Future Farmers of America in 1978 that extols the virtues and lists the…

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