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Friday, 30 May 2008

doughnut threats

Had to pass this one along. Dunkin Doughnuts has just pulled an ad because of complaints that the actress was wearing a black and white scarf that looked like traditional Arab keffiyeh. Bloggers accused the chain of supportiung terrorism, and the ads were removed.
The article was just sad,
but the comment below it was hillarious
"Brilliant! Everything that is wrong with America in a single news story. Neo-Con extremism, the inability to distinguish between 'Arab' and 'terrorist', corporate kow-towing to inarticulate ranting, and huge diabetes-inducing donuts with icing on top."

1 comment:

Nell said...

I read about this over here. The newspaper said the original objection was from a neo-con website.

The choice of who to suppose is the more ridiculous is difficult - DD for succumbing to this pressure or the right wing pressure groups.

This situation, though, reminded me of the novel by Atwood "Handmaiden's Tale" .