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If you want to know what “America got right” — and who doesn’t, what with the news filled with all it’s getting wrong — look no farther than Wieden + Kennedy’s current campaign, “Freedom,” for the Dodge Challenger. The voiceover for the humorous commercial, which reimagines the revolutionary colonists charging the British, only this time in cars, intones: “Here are a couple of things America got right: cars and freedom.”

Want to know the stuff Americans are made of? A far more sober Wieden Jeep Grand Cherokee spot, “Manifesto,” mixes images of skyscrapers, locomotives and welders to remind Americans “the things we make, make us.”




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