So God Made a Farmer – Did it rip off a 2011 YouTube video?

Posted at 10:19 AM, Feb 04, 2013
and last updated 2013-02-04 10:19:47-05

One of the Super Bowl’s most compelling ads was a two-minute spot from Ram Trucks featuring radio broadcaster Paul Harvey‘s speech “God Made a Farmer.”

While the commercial has garnered national attention, was the idea original? Or was it just a rip-off of a video uploaded to YouTube by back in 2011?

You decide:

And here’s the advertisement from 2011:

What do you think?