VIDEO: WaMu Ad Has New, Dark, Meaning

Now that Washington Mutual completely imploded on its garbage-pile avalanche of home mortgages, this old WaMu commercial from August 2006, starring Scott Adsit pre-30 Rock, takes on a new, darker, meaning…

ANNOUNCER: The uncertainty of getting a home loan made Paul irritable.
Paul pops child’s balloon.
ANNOUNCER:Then he went to Washington Mutual. Thanks to their flexible lending rules, he got quick approval. Now he’s always in a GREAT mood.
A series of horrible things happen to Paul, but he remains cheery.

“Flexible lending,” there’s an understatement. Full video below.

[via Wall Street Fighter]