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Super Bowl Showcases Animal Exploitation, Celebrates Cultural Ugliness

Today, millions of Americans will be encouraged to discuss their favorite Super Bowl commercials. I found many of the ads disgusting — not necessarily because of what they were promoting, but because of who was bullied into doing the selling. A Bengal tiger was used to sell the Ford Fusion Hybrid.¬†A llama was used to […]

New Herman Cain Ad Depicts Rabbit Being Shot

I’d all-but forgotten about the national embarrassment that is Herman Cain until I was made aware of his latest video advertisement. Upon its release, Politico reporter Tim Mak (whose bio page could really use some biographical information) described the spot thus: “Former presidential candidate Herman Cain¬†released a video Monday involving the depiction of a rabbit […]