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post #13 of (permalink) Old Jan 30th, 2013, 03:35 AM
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Re: Is this ad racially offensive?

Originally Posted by supergrunt View Post
This ad makes fun of an accent and is considered racist.

I would say that the VW ad makes fun of a stereotype which has become it's own entity apart from race. At the same time, the irony of the ad is derived from the implication that a stereotypical Jamaican (who is typically Black), has no place in a corporate setting. Bottom line: I couldn't tell you.
How you cannot differentiate between the two commercials offends me deeply. Shame on you for posting this POS.

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