February 06, 2008

Super Bowl Vigilantes Strike Again

As we predicted in Super Bow Vigilantes, guardians of the public order have taken down a Super Bowl spot for being offensive.

The New York Times reports that SalesGenie.com has announced that it will no longer run a spot with a talking panda bear that had a Chinese accent.

The spot is offensive on many levels. Not least of which is how dreadful it is. Exactly the kind of free speech that needs protecting.

On the other hand, the thought police seem to think it's ok to stereotype Indians. Salesgenie's spot that does that is apparently just fine and will continue running.

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